Archive for February, 2016

PDFORRA WELCOMES THE LABOUR PARTY’S COMMITMENT TO FACILITATE ICTU MEMBERSHIP – AND CALLS ON THE OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES TO CLARIFY THEIR POSITIONS ON THIS ISSUE

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

PDFORRA, the association representing soldiers, sailors and aircrew of the Permanent Defence Force, welcomes the Labour Party’s commitment to facilitating ICTU membership for Defence Forces Representative Associations  – and has called on the other parties to clarify their positions on the issue just ahead of elections to the 32nd Dail. PDFORRA General Secretary, Gerry Rooney […]

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Information Circular No 2/2016: Amendment of Criteria for Promotion To Corporal (Tech)

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Following negotiation at DFHQ Forum, it has been agreed to amend the promotional criteria for Corporal vacancies within Technical Units, and Corporal vacancies for Chefs within Line Units. This criteria is designed to balance the conflicting interests of personnel who are qualified to undertake the role of Corporal with the requirement of Units to have […]

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Information Circular No 1/2016: Naval Service Armourer Trainee Technician Scheme – 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

PDFORRA has been notified that the Naval Service intends to train a number of armourers to provide ordnance support to the organisation.  In pursuit of this, PDFORRA understands that the Naval Service has sought applicants to undergo armourer training to commence in March 2016. PDFORRA has not been consulted in any way regarding this development. […]

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