Tagged: no2psc

DRI #No2PSC Mass Action Continues Despite Ruling

On the 10th December, the Department of Social Protection announced that it would abandon its appeal against the Data Protection Commission’s findings that it had been illegally processing PSC data. This DPC finding from the 16th August 2019 is now undisputed. That decision found; “The …

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Covid, PSCs and Access to Social Welfare

Update: The government has now provided a one-page Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment form that you can print and fill in on paper, or fill out online if you have a PSC. This will facilitate an immediate payment for up to six weeks. However, you will …

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DRI and ICCL Call for Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to Suspend PSC Requirement for Jobseeker Applicants During COVID-19 Pandemic

15 March, Dublin — Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) today called for the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) to suspend the unnecessary requirement for a Public Services Card for the thousands of applicants seeking social …

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#No2PSC Update for October

We’ve sent our first monthly update out to the hundreds of Public Services Card holders who have signed up as parties to our #No2PSC complaint to the Data Protection Commission. Briefly: The complaint is drafted and has been sent to the DPC with the first …

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