Information Circulars

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 21/2017: D PER Proposal on Terms of Extension of the Lansdowne Road Agreement – Important Non-Pay and Pension Provisions

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following talks facilitated by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), D PER has made proposals to Public Servants including PDFORRA members as part of negotiations on an extension to the Lansdowne Rd Agreement – which is called the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018 – 2020.  The proposed Agreement includes the following important non-pay provisions: It acknowledges […]

Information Circular No 20/2017: D PER Proposal on Terms of Extension of the LRA – Pension Contribution and Pension Related Deduction (PRD)

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following talks facilitated by the WRC, D PER has made the following pension contribution proposal to PDFORRA members as part of a proposed extension to the Lansdowne Rd Agreement (LRA). The D PER proposal provides that the existing PRD will be converted into a permanent Additional Pension Contribution (ASC), which will be in addition to […]

Information Circular No 19/2017: D PER Proposal on Terms of Extension of the Lansdowne Road Agreement – Pay

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following talks facilitated by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), D PER has made the following pay proposal to PDFORRA members as part of a proposed three year public service pay agreement, which will be an extension to the Lansdowne Rd Agreement and called the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018 – 2020. 2018 1 January 2018 […]

Information Circular No 18/2017: Talks on Extension of the Lansdowne Rd Agreement (LRA)

By Industrial Relations Officer

The Minster of Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Pascal Donohoe, TD, has invited PDFORRA to talks on an extension to the Lansdowne Rd Agreement in parallel to talks between the Public Service Committee of ICTU and representatives of public service management. The negotiations are scheduled to commence on Monday, 22 May 2017 and the Workplace […]

Information Circular No 17/2017: Access to Private Ultrasound Services

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following the downgrading of certain medical services within St Bricins Hospital last year, PDFORRA made representations to the Department of Defence regarding access to radiological services by our members. Following the exchange of extensive correspondence, the Department has confirmed that the Director of Medical Branch (DMB) sent a notification to all Medical Officers and Army […]