Archive for February, 2013

Information Circular No 9/2013: Extension to Croke Park Agreement – Central Proposals

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Negotiations on an Extension to the Croke Park Agreement have concluded.  The main elements of the central proposals negotiated between Government and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Public Service Committee which may have an impact on PDFORRA members as follows:   Increments For those paid below €35,000 (inclusive of allowances in the nature of […]

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Information Circular No 7/2013: Extension to Croke Park Agreement – Final Proposals

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Negotiations on the Extension to the Croke Park Agreement have concluded and final proposals have been agreed.  The main elements of the Defence Sector proposals are as follows: A 10% reduction in the case of most allowances e.g. SDA, Border Allowance, Overseas Allowances, Patrol Duty Allowance, Prison Duty Allowance, EOD Allowance, ARW Allowance, Instructors Allowance […]

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Information Update 3: Extension to the Croke Park Agreement Negotiations

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The Defence Sector talks concluded this afternoon following a 26 hour marathon session and PDFORRA are currently awaiting Defence Sector final proposals from the LRC. Following consultation with the NEC, details of the proposals will be published for the attention of all PDFORRA members by way of an Information Circular and on the Association’s website […]

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Information Circular No 6/2013: ICTU Day of Action

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) is organising a series of marches at locations across the country on Saturday, February 9th 2013.  The main locations are Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford and Sligo.  Each march assembles at 1.30 pm and details of the assembly points are available from the ICTU website. The Day of […]

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Information Update 2: Extension to the Croke Park Agreement Negotiations

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

PDFORRA has engaged with the Department of Defence on a number of occasions to discuss issues to secure further savings of €1 Billion as part of what is being called an extension to the Croke Park Agreement.  The Defence share of the savings is estimated at €35 Million.  While PDFORRA believes nothing further should be […]

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Information Update: Extension to the Croke Park Agreement Negotiations

Friday, February 1st, 2013

PDFORRA has engaged with the Department of Defence for number of sessions on the proposed extension of the Croke Park Agreement with the objective of developing a package to secure further savings of the order of €1 billion from the public service pay and pensions bill of which Defence must contribute €35 million.  It is […]

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