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Information Circular No 15/2015 CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS


CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS LE EITHNE   The Department has not made a further improved offer in negotiations following PDFORRAs second submission on the claim. Given that the Department’s initial offer was presented as a final offer it is clear that no room for further negotiation now exists in what are unprecedented circumstances. This position […]

Information Circular No 13/2015: Extension of the Haddington Rd Agreement

By Industrial Relations Officer

The National Executive has considered the outcome of the discussions conducted in parallel with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) regarding the Government’s proposed extension of the Haddington Rd Agreement. The proposed increases in the Pension Related Deduction (PRD) threshold and increases in pay on elements of annualised salaries is, in the current circumstances, […]

Information Circular No 12/2015: Implementation of New Policy on Limited-Restricted Acting / Substitution

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following protracted negotiations between the Department and PDFORRA, agreement has been reached on a new policy regarding Acting/Substitution in limited circumstances. Circumstances that give rise to a claim for Acting/Substitution are – where the individual is in a clear position of Command, Logistical, Financial or Technical/Professional ability and it is not possible to share the […]

Information Circular No 11/2015: Deployment of LE Eithne on Humanitarian and Rescue Duties in the Mediterranean

By Industrial Relations Officer

The Government has approved the deployment of the LE Eithne to assist in humanitarian and rescue duties in the Mediterranean.  The current pay and allowance arrangements to not specify what payments those engaged on such duties should receive. In order to bring some certainty to this situation PDFORRA has claimed the following in addition to […]

Information Circular No 10/2015: Extension of the Haddington Road Agreement

By Industrial Relations Officer

The ICTU Public Services Committee has concluded a draft agreement with the Government providing for the extension of the Haddington Road Agreement until September 2018 with arrangements for an element of pay restoration.  It is intended that the terms of the “Lansdowne Road” Agreement will be offered to the ranks represented by PDFORRA. The Pay […]

Information Circular No 9/2015: Extension of the Haddington Road Agreement

By Industrial Relations Officer

Mr Brendan Howlin, TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, has invited the ICTU Public Service Committee (PSC) into discussions with representatives of public service management to seek agreement on an approach to commence the unwinding of the FEMPI legislation. In doing so, public service management wish to see the productivity, reform and industrial relations […]