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Information Circular No 27/2019 Impact of PSPC Recommendations and PSSA Restorative Measures Post – 2013 Personnel*

By Industrial Relations Officer

During the recent course of District/Regional Briefings, PDFORRA was requested by various members to clarify the cumulative financial effect of the application of the Public Service Pay Commission (PSPC) Recommendations, if accepted, and the ongoing Public Sector Stability Agreement (PSSA) restorations. As the measures impact personnel differently according to rank, point on scale, entitlement to […]

Information Circular No 26/2019 – Impact of PSPC Recommendations and PSSA Restorative Measures Pre – 2013 Personnel

By Industrial Relations Officer

During the recent course of District/Regional Briefings, PDFORRA was requested by various members to clarify the cumulative financial effect of the application of the Public Service Pay Commission (PSPC) Recommendations, if accepted, and the ongoing Public Sector Stability Agreement (PSSA) restorations. As the measures impact personnel differently according to rank, point on scale, entitlement to […]

Information Circular No 24/2019 – Payment Dates PSSA and UNDOF Ex-gratia Payments

By Industrial Relations Officer

Restoration Under Public Service Stability Agreement Under the terms of the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) 2018 to 2020, PDFORRA wishes to advise its members that clarification has been received from the Department of Defence outlining that the annualised salaries increases of 1.75% – due from 01st September 2019 – will now be paid on […]

Information Circular No 21/2019 – Details of Non Pay Recommendations – Public Service Pay Commission Report

By Industrial Relations Officer

In addition to the specific allowance measures, the Public Service Pay Commission report highlighted the special disadvantages associated with military life such as unsocial hours of duty and prolonged periods of separation from families and other aspects unique to military life. In identifying the foregoing issues, the Commission recommended a need to carry out and […]

Information Circular No 18/2019 – Delay in Repatriation of Personnel From 58 INF Group – UNDOF

By Industrial Relations Officer

Subsequent to the notification of the delay in the repatriation of personnel from the aforementioned mission, PDFORRA submitted a claim for an ex-gratia payment to be made to members of the aforementioned mission on the 4th of April 2019. The rationale advanced for the delay in repatriation is that the Lebanese Authorities had not granted […]

Information Circular No 17/2019 – PDFORRA – Appearance Before Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Tourism and Defence

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA has received an invitation to attend before the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Tourism and Defence at 09:30 Hrs. on the 27th of June 2019. The invitation follows a request by PDFORRA to attend before the Committee to discuss the pending report of the Public Service Pay Commission, the application of the Working Time […]

Information Circular No 16/2019 – Retention of pay – Personnel Undertaking Apprenticeship or Trainee Technician Scheme

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA, following representations from our members, entered into negotiations with the Department of Defence on the points of pay scale applicable to our members who have been discharged and re-enlisted for any of the above mentioned training schemes. Following discussions held between the Association and the Department at Conciliation Council, PDFORRA has agreed to signing […]

Information Circular No 14/2019 – Publication of Public Service Pay Commission Report

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA is acutely aware of recent pronouncements regarding the publication of the Public Service Pay Commission report. On Monday 27/05/2019, the Association was advised that a briefing was to be given to Officials on Tuesday afternoon; however, this invitation was subsequently rescinded as the Association was advised that Government would need time to consider the […]

Information Circular No 12/2019 – German Battle Group 2019 Rates – Stadtallendorf, Germany

By Industrial Relations Officer

Rates effective from 01 May, 2019 Rank/Grade Equivalents Allowances Sgt. Major = (HEO + EO)/2 COLA = Cost of Living Allowance BQMS= (HEO+EO)/2 LPA= Local Post Allowance CQMS = EO CFA= Children’s Foreign Allowance Company Sergeant = EO Unacc = Unaccompanied Sergeant = (SO+CO)/2 Acc = Accompanied   COLA   LPA   Total COLA and […]

Information Circular No 07/2019: Attendance of PDFORRA Before the Public Service Pay Commission

By Industrial Relations Officer

Representatives from PDFORRA appeared before the Public Service Pay Commission on Tuesday of this week – 05th March 2019. The Association, in advance of the hearing, supplied the Commission with a copy of our presentation, which highlighted the urgent requirement to increase allowances that are unique to the Defence Forces. The Terms of Reference for […]