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Information Circular No 12/2021: Payments of Per Diem Members of the 116th Inf Bn UNIFIL

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA has today been advised by Conciliation and Arbitration Branch, Department of Defence of the following information regarding the payment of Per Diem to members of the abovementioned Overseas Unit; Payment of Per Diem was made to members on Week 15/21 Payment Date 14 April 2021. Members are asked to check their individual online PSSC […]

Information Circular No 06/2020: – UPDATE – Sea-Going Naval Personnel Credit 472BB.TCA

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA has recently been in contact with officials from the Revenue Commissioners who have advised that the Naval Service Tax Credit is due to go live on 30 March 2020. This will permit qualifying personnel to use Revenue online to claim their tax credits for the appropriate year. For the purposes of clarity, please find […]

Information Circular No 02/2020: Payment of UN Holiday Pay and Per Diem to Members of the 114 Inf Bn

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA has written to Conciliation and Arbitration Branch, Department of Defence, on four occasions since September 2019, seeking the payment of the aforementioned allowances to our members. Following receipt of PDFORRA’s latest correspondence, Conciliation and Arbitration Branch requested that Military Management clarify the situation regarding the outstanding payments. The following response was provided to our […]

Information Circular No 39/2019 – Working Time Directive – Compensation Scheme

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA has commenced the processing of claims under the Working Time mediated settlement scheme in the past number of weeks. Members are advised that the Association has processed a few hundred claims onwards to the Department this week. The processing of these claims by the Department may take some time and members should be cognizant […]

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 […]