Information Circular No 28/2017: Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) – Pay Increases – Payment Dates

By Industrial Relations Officer

LRA – Pay Increases: PDFORRA has received confirmation that the Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) pay increases wef January 2016 will be paid on 5th July 2017 including:- Increases of 2.5% in annualised salary those earning up to €24,000 and Increases of 1% in annualised salary those earning between €24,001to €31,000. The LRA increases wef 1st […]

Information Circular No 27/2017: Problems with the Administration of Pay and Pensions in Certain Circumstances

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA is currently trying to address a large number of problems regarding pay and pension admin, which are running at a higher level than normal. The root of the problems is the fact that the administration of pay has moved from Department of Defence to Payroll Shared Services Centre (PSSC) which is unfamiliar with the […]

Information Circular No 26/2017: PDFORRA NEC Position – Public Service Stability Agreement 2018 – 2020

By Industrial Relations Officer

The National Executive Committee (NEC) has met to consider the outcome of the negotiations to conclude an agreement to extend the Lansdowne Rd Agreement for a period of three years from 1st Jan 2018. The pay offer of between 5.57% and 7.25% of annualised salary is comparable to the private sector and will fully restore […]

Information Circular No 25/2017: Proposed Public Service Stability Agreement (LRA 2) – Percentage Gains 2018 – 2020

By Industrial Relations Officer

Public Servants who are members of the Pre 2013 Scheme with Fast Accrual – Members who enlisted prior to 01 Jan 2013 Salary Range Revised Average Pay Restoration Level % Benefit Non Single Scheme € € 0 – 25,000 24,175 1,675 6.7 25,000 – 30,000 29,547 2,047 7.44 30,000 – 35,000 34,409 1,909 5.87 35,000 […]

Information Circular No 24/2017: Adjustment of Pay Scales for those of Private Rank who Enlisted in the Defence Forces Since 01 January 2013

By Industrial Relations Officer

  Ranks Point Current Line Pay Current MSA Total Revised Line Pay Revised MSA Weekly Additional 5.26%   Private         Recruit/Seaman 17 Weeks €351.61 €0.00 €351.61 €352.60 €0.00 €352.60 €371.15     Private 2 Star 12 Weeks €378.94 €0.00 €378.94 €416.00 €0.00 €416.00 €437.88 Seaman Second Class     Private 3 Star […]

Information Circular No 23/2017: Benefits of Public Service Stability Agreement 2018 – 2020

By Industrial Relations Officer

  Rank – Top Point Of Pay Scale Line Pay & MSA w.e.f. 01 April 2017 Annual Pay & MSA w.e.f. 01 Oct 2020 Increase 2018-2020   Private €35, 920.42 €38,029.33 €2,108.91 Corporal €38,681.79 €40,952.43 €2,270.64 Sergeant €41,971.74 €44,435.44 €2,463.70 CQMS €48,060.62 €50,881.76 €2,821. 14 Coy Sergeant €48,761.92 €51,624.28 €2,862.36 BQMS            €52, 540.27 €55,624.40 €3,084.13 […]

Information Circular No 10/2017: Lansdowne Road Agreement

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following a period of consultation with the membership, agreement has been reached with the Department of Defence on the application of the Lansdowne Rd Agreement (LRA) to the ranks represented by PDFORRA. A formal written agreement will be drawn up and arrangements will be made to pay the pay increases provided for by the Agreement […]

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 […]