Archive for February 5th, 2009

PDFORRA Acknowledges Deteriorating Public Finances But Does Not Think Pay Cuts Are Necessary

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

PDFORRA, the representative association for soldiers, sailors and aircrew in the Defence Forces, has stated that it will constructively engage with Government to help address the deteriorating public financial situation – but sees no need for this to involve cuts in the pay of its members. The statement comes following a Department of Finance brief […]

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PDFORRA Strongly Believes That Taxation And Not A Pension Levy Should Be Used To Raise Funds

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

PDFORRA accepts that additional income must be raised by the Government at this time but this should not be done by the exclusive imposition of a pension levy in the Public Service, including members of the Defence Forces. This pension levy is unfair and bitterly disappointing for soldiers, sailors and aircrew of the Defence Forces. […]

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