Archive for September, 2018

Information Circular No 28/2018: Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA 2018 – 2020) – Payment Date for 01 October 2018 – Pay Restoration

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

PDFORRA has been informed by Conciliation and Arbitration Branch, Department of Defence, that the application of the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) 2018-2020 – the 1% Pay Restoration due to our members with effect from 01st October 2018 – will be paid on Wednesday 03rd October 2018. PDFORRA Members Please Note: Under the terms of […]

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Information Circular No 27/2018: Post 2011 Pay Scales – Realignment

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

PDFORRA wishes to advise it members – recruited after the first of January 2011 – that it has been involved in talks pertaining to resolving the issue of new entrant pay scales. The Association is currently studying the proposals, and seeking clarification on a number of issues. The text of the proposal from DPER, and […]

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Information Circular No 26/2018: Summary of Ongoing Activities

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

As of the 30th of August 2018, the following is a summary of activities currently being undertaken by the Association on behalf of our members: Claim under Articles 1 & 26 of the European Social Charter – Finalisation date dependant on Committee. Review of C&A Scheme following complaint under Articles 5&6 of the European Social […]

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Information Circular No 25/2018: Rights and Obligations – Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

PDFORRA wishes to remind its members of the obligations on employers under Section 8 of the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Additionally, the Association reminds personnel of their obligations under Section 13 of the same Act, and the protections afforded under Section 27. Section 8(1) of the Health Safety and Welfare at […]

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Information Circular No 24/2018: Clarification – Continuation of Periods of Acting Rank (Paid)/Substitution Allowance

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

PDFORRA wishes to advise its members that following clarification from the Military Authorities that the following is the position for extensions in Acting Rank (Paid)/Substitution Allowance: “…. it has been agreed that, where sanction has already been given for acting or substitution and the period needs to be extended, it is a Unit responsibility to […]

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