Archive for January, 2011

Information Circular No 10/2011 – RDF ALLOWANCE (UPDATE)

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Information Circular No 9 informed all members of the Department of Defence proposals to discontinue the payment of RDF Allowance and to make provision for the allowance by way of subsistence claims submitted in accordance with Civil Service travel and subsistence scheme.  PDFORRAs position is that it accepted that any payments must be tax complaint […]

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Information Circular No 9/2011 – RDF ALLOWANCE

Friday, January 14th, 2011

In early 2008 the Department of Defence informed PDFORRA that the Revenue Commissioners had conducted an audit and instructed that RDF Allowance would be subject to income tax deductions from a date in early 2008.  The court case taken by PDFORRA in relation to the 25% cut in RDF Allowance delayed implementation of the decision […]

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Information Circular No 8/2011 – AID TO THE CIVIL AUTHORITY ALLOWANCE

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Aid to the Civil Authority Allowance is paid in respect of duties carried out in support of the civil authorities other than occasions involving industrial action which are covered by MESA.  The rates of Aid to the Civil Authority Allowance are as follows: Weekdays                                                                                €49.76 Saturdays (no working day as a rest day)                                  […]

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Croke Park Agreement – Position

Friday, January 7th, 2011

PDFORRAs National Executive Committee has decided to engage with the Department of Defence on the terms of the ‘Croke Park Agreement’.  The decision was taken on the 6th January 2011 at a special meeting of the National Executive Committee.  The decision to engage with the terms of the ‘Croke Park Agreement’ is based mainly on […]

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