Archive for February, 2012

Information Circular No 8/2012: Payment of Un-Established Tech Pay and Allowances

Friday, February 24th, 2012

PDFORRA has been processing claims on behalf of a number of groups of members who were having difficulty in receiving un-established technician pay and instructor’s allowance.  Following discussion with the conciliation and arbitration branch an instruction has been issued which would appear to resolve the outstanding matters as follows: “At a Pay and allowances meeting […]

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Information Circular No 6/2012: Pension Entitlements

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Having received a number of queries regarding additions to pensions and entitlements while on pre-discharge leave the following is the position: Personnel are deemed under the Defence Forces Pension Schemes to have been in receipt of such additions to pay e.g. Flying Pay, Account Holders Allowance, Irish Language Teaching Allowance notwithstanding that payment may have […]

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Information Circular No 4/2012: Outstanding Per Diem Payments 104th INF BN

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

A mechanism for the payment of outstanding Per Diem in respect of members of the 104th Inf Bn, UNIFIL has been confirmed. The outstanding monies will be lodged by UNIFIL HQ into the Defence Forces 105th Inf Bn Contingent NSE Account.  Finance Branch DOD will then facilitate the process by paying the outstanding amounts to […]

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Information Circular No 5/2012 Overage Applications and Medical Derogations for Enlisted Personnel Serving Overseas.

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Arising out of discussions between PDFORRA and Military Management the following are the arrangements for Overage applications and Medical Derogations.  D COS (Sp) has directed that all Overage applications and Medical Derogations for all missions arising in 2012 should be forwarded to the Director of Human Resource Management Section not later than the 29th Feb […]

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PDFORRA SAYS RENTAL OF PROPERTY IS INDICATIVE OF FLAWED THINKING

Friday, February 10th, 2012

PDFORRA, the association representing soldiers, sailors and aircrew of the Permanent Defence Force, again questions the flawed economic thinking behind the closure of Barracks in Cavan, Mullingar, Clonmel and Castlebar after adverts appeared in local papers recently – seeking to rent property for Defence Forces use in these towns. Last November when these barrack closures […]

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