Archive for 2007

Service Conditions and Extension Criteria – Post 1994 Personnel

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Personnel who enlisted in the PDF after the 1st January 1994, will not be eligible for consideration for extension of their original five year term of enlistment unless they meet the following criteria: Extension of Service (5 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years) Conduct Assessment: Not lower than “Good”. Physical Fitness: Not lower […]

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Flying Pay Ballot Commences

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

A ballot of members in the Air Corps has commenced on proposed new flying pay arrangements. Ballot papers were issued on Monday 25th June, 2007 and must be returned to the National Office for counting by Monday 23rd July, 2007. The proposed new arrangements provide for 103 established flying pay positions; a ‘personal to the […]

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Ballot Result Towards 2016 Pay Agreement Accepted

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

PDFORRA accepted the terms of the Towards 2016 Pay Agreement following a ballot of the membership which was counted on Saturday 16th June, 2007. In a total valid poll of 2376, 88% (2,093) voted to accept the agreement while 12% (283) voted to reject the deal. Approximately 30% of the membership voted in the ballot. […]

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PDFORRA Seeks Health and Safety Authority review of Army trucks following a road traffic accident in County Longford

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

PDFORRA, the Defence Forces representative association for enlisted personnel, called today for the Health and Safety Authority to review passenger safety measures in Army trucks. The call follows a collision between an Army truck and an articulated lorry near Granard in County Longford which saw 15 people hospitalised including 14 soldiers. In recent years PDFORRA […]

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