Archive for June, 2018

Information Circular No 16/2018: Lifetime Community Rating (LCR) – Members of the Permanent Defence Force

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Since the 1st May 2015, if you are over the age of 34 when you first take out health insurance, you will have to pay extra for your cover under the Lifetime Community Rating (LCR) loadings. It works out at an extra 2% of your premium for each year aged above 34, up to a […]

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Information Circular No 15/2018: UPDATE – Application of the Working Time Directive to Members of the Defence Forces

Monday, June 18th, 2018

PDFORRA wishes to advise its members that one of a number of cases which was being taken against the Minister for Defence for breach of the Working Time Directive has been settled. This Association had originally submitted this case in 2015, seeking the return of the leave lost by Ms O Donnell, and an amendment […]

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Information Circular No 14/2018: Increase in the Upper Age Limit for Corporal’s – Overseas Service

Monday, June 11th, 2018

PDFORRA wishes to advise its members that following discussions with Military Management it has been agreed to increase the Overseas Age limits for Corporals to a maximum of 55 years. The Amendment as delivered hereunder provides; “The amendment to Annex D Para 108, provides a revised upper age limit for Corporals, or equivalent rank serving […]

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