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Information Circular No 23/2019 – Retirements on Age Grounds and PSSA 2018 – 2020

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDDFORRA wishes to advise it members of the following provision which has been agreed between the Department of Defence and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) and applies to the members represented by PDFORRA. In relation to PDF personnel who have retired, or who are yet to retire, compulsorily on age grounds within […]

Information Circular No 22/2019 – Public Service Pay Commission Report – Update

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following consultations with the National Executive and Regional Chairpersons, it has been decided that the General Secretary and Deputy General Secretary will undertake a series of information briefings for PDFORRA members in the coming weeks. Following the aforementioned consultations, it appears that a significant degree of misconception exists within the wider membership regarding the recommendations […]

Information Circular No 21/2019 – Details of Non Pay Recommendations – Public Service Pay Commission Report

By Industrial Relations Officer

In addition to the specific allowance measures, the Public Service Pay Commission report highlighted the special disadvantages associated with military life such as unsocial hours of duty and prolonged periods of separation from families and other aspects unique to military life. In identifying the foregoing issues, the Commission recommended a need to carry out and […]


Information Circular No 20/2019 – Details of Pay Restoration – Public Service Pay Commission Report

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA received the Report of the Public Service Pay Commission on Thursday 04th July.  The Report is effectively broken down into two areas, the first relates to immediate pay restoration measures and the second element relates to pay reviews to be undertaken before the expiry of the current pay agreement. The following pay related measures […]

Information Circular No 19/2019 – Publication of Public Service Pay Commission Report

By Industrial Relations Officer

The Public Service Pay Commission report has been released to PDFORRA in the past few hours. This report follows the tendering of multiple submissions and an oral hearing before the Commission by PDFORRA. Members who may choose to review the submissions made by PDFORRA should be aware that the initial submission was made in February […]

Information Circular No 18/2019 – Delay in Repatriation of Personnel From 58 INF Group – UNDOF

By Industrial Relations Officer

Subsequent to the notification of the delay in the repatriation of personnel from the aforementioned mission, PDFORRA submitted a claim for an ex-gratia payment to be made to members of the aforementioned mission on the 4th of April 2019. The rationale advanced for the delay in repatriation is that the Lebanese Authorities had not granted […]