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Information Circular No 33/2018: Payment of Wages Act – Timely Payment of Duties

By Industrial Relations Officer

Recent issues have highlighted deficiencies in current pay administration including – the late payment of Security Duty Allowances to personnel and the repayment of rations. On a number of occasions previously, PDFORRA has sought the contemporaneous notation of the date together with the payment awarded for duties on payslips. To date, for various reasons, the […]

Information Circular No 32/2018: Settlement of Payment of Wages Claims

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA today settled (9) nine claims with the Department of Defence taken under the Payment of Wages Act 1998, on behalf of serving Air Corps Apprentices. These cases have highlighted the need for members of PDFORRA to engage at an early stage with District Committees where members have not received, or been refunded monies owing […]

Information Circular No 31/2018: Outstanding Adjudications – Discussions – Update

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA wishes to advise its members that the Department of Defence has reverted with the position of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) pertaining to the payment of outstanding adjudications. The Department has confirmed that they are willing to pay outstanding adjudications with effect from the 1st of October 2018. However, the Department […]


Information Circular No 30/2018: Payment of €1,000 to Members of 57 Inf Gp UNDOF

By Industrial Relations Officer

The Department of Defence have advised PDFORRA of the following information in relation to the payment of €1,000 net to be paid to members of the 57 Inf Gp: “As there is a direction to pay each member €1,000 Euro net, the payment had to be grossed up to get a net figure and therefore […]

Information Circular No 29/2018: Outstanding Adjudications – Discussions

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA wishes to advise our members that the Association was requested to attend discussions on the matter of outstanding Adjudications – in accordance with paragraph 5.2.1 of the Public Sector Stability Agreement (PSSA) 2018 – 2020. Opening discussions were held today, Tuesday the 9th of October. Discussions were held on all four outstanding adjudications, which […]

Information Circular No 28/2018: Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA 2018 – 2020) – Payment Date for 01 October 2018 – Pay Restoration

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA has been informed by Conciliation and Arbitration Branch, Department of Defence, that the application of the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) 2018-2020 – the 1% Pay Restoration due to our members with effect from 01st October 2018 – will be paid on Wednesday 03rd October 2018. PDFORRA Members Please Note: Under the terms of […]