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    The Union for Medical Scientists
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    MLSA Executive Committee at MLSA AGM 2019, part of LabCon 2019 in Kilkenny
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News

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


05/09/2017

MLSA Members vote in favour of the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020

MLSA members have voted by a large majority to accept the proposals in the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020 with a majority of 86% voting in favour of the proposals and 14% against, on a 53% turnout.

The Agreement, which is an extension of the Lansdowne Road Agreement, provides for pay restoration and other improvements for workers in the public service.

A key issue for the MLSA will be to ensure that the ‘new entrants’ pay inequity... Read More


17/05/2017

MLSA Executive Committee 2017-2018

Election of Officer Board


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At the first meeting on the 2017-2018 Executive Committee on 27th of April the
following Executive members were elected to the Associations officer board:

Chairperson:

Tom Hesketh – Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar

Treasurer:

Patrick Naughton – Mercy Hospital, Cork

Vice-Chairperson:

Norbert Clarke – National Maternity... Read More