Archive for June, 2015

Information Circular No 12/2015: Implementation of New Policy on Limited-Restricted Acting / Substitution

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Following protracted negotiations between the Department and PDFORRA, agreement has been reached on a new policy regarding Acting/Substitution in limited circumstances. Circumstances that give rise to a claim for Acting/Substitution are – where the individual is in a clear position of Command, Logistical, Financial or Technical/Professional ability and it is not possible to share the […]

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Information Circular No 11/2015: Deployment of LE Eithne on Humanitarian and Rescue Duties in the Mediterranean

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

The Government has approved the deployment of the LE Eithne to assist in humanitarian and rescue duties in the Mediterranean.  The current pay and allowance arrangements to not specify what payments those engaged on such duties should receive. In order to bring some certainty to this situation PDFORRA has claimed the following in addition to […]

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Information Circular No 10/2015: Extension of the Haddington Road Agreement

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The ICTU Public Services Committee has concluded a draft agreement with the Government providing for the extension of the Haddington Road Agreement until September 2018 with arrangements for an element of pay restoration.  It is intended that the terms of the “Lansdowne Road” Agreement will be offered to the ranks represented by PDFORRA. The Pay […]

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