• LabCon 2019 Plenary Session

  • MLSA

    The Union for Medical Scientists
  • MLSA AGM 2019

    MLSA Executive Committee at MLSA AGM 2019, part of LabCon 2019 in Kilkenny
  • The trade union for Medical Scientists

    Working to support and protect medical scientists

News

23/01/2019

Nominations are sought from MLSA members for the MLSA Executive Committee. There are six vacancies on the committee for the two year term from 2019-2021. The nomination form is available here and the closing date for receipt of nominations is 1st March 2019.


23/01/2019

MLSA members are invited to submit motions for the 2019 AGM which will be held on Saturday 6th April in the Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny as part of LabCon 2019. Click here for the motions form. The closing date for receipt of motions is 1st March 2019. 


23/01/2019

The MLSA invites applications for the 2019 Cyril Keogh Academic Bursary. Further information on the bursary and application forms are available in the Members' Area of the website. The closing date for applications is 1st March 2019.


25/09/2018

The MLSA attended a meeting between the Public Services Committee (PSC) of ICTU and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform yesterday 25th September, with regard to proposals to address the new entrant pay anomaly as provided for under the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020.

The intention of the proposal is to ensure that public servants will no longer be at a disadvantage based the fact that they were recruited after 1stJanuary 2011, when the then Government imposed a 10% pay cut on new entrant salary scales. An interim measure to address the grievance was... Read More


25/05/2018

The MLSA was invited to speak at the Oireachtas Joint Health Committee on Wednesday 23rd May 2018. To read the statement click here


16/05/2018

 

Malcolm Robinson, UK Biomedical Scientist and founder of Charity Harvey's Gang, named overall winner at Advancing Healthcare Awards. For the full story click here


01/05/2018

"Remember the dead; fight like hell for the living!" (Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, Cork-born American socialist, labour and community organiser, 1837 - 1930)

 

 


18/04/2018

 

Medical Laboratory Science Qualifications

Eileen Dever... Read More


18/04/2018

There were six nominations for five vacant positions on the Executive Committee for 2018/2019. Following a postal ballot, the following five candidates were elected for a two year term:

  • Emer Hennessy, Mayo University Hospital
  • Bernie Healy, Cork University Hospital
  • Jerry McSweeney, St. Vincent’s University Hospital
  • Norbert Clarke, National Maternity Hospital
  • ... Read More

09/03/2018

STATEMENT BY THE MLSA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ON THE PROPOSALS FOR A PUBLIC SERVICE STABILITY AGREEMENT 2018 – 2020

The Executive Committee of the MLSA met on the 15th June and again on the 20th July 2017 to consider the proposals for the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020 (PSSA).

Having considered the matter in full, the Executive Committee has decided to recommend acceptance of the proposed agreement as it believes it is the best option available to deliver pay restoration and ongoing security of employment to Medical... Read More