Archive for 2019

Information Circular No 32/2019 – Update – Public Service Pay Commission Recommendations

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

The National Executive of PDFORRA have today decided to ratify the recommendations of the Public Service Pay Commission. This determination was undertaken following extensive briefings, and consideration of the views of our members at both District and Regional level. The National Executive, based upon the recommendations of Districts and Regional Committees, clarifications received from the […]

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Information Circular No 31/2019 – Payment of Outstanding Adjudication Awards

Friday, October 18th, 2019

PDFORRA has agreed to the withdrawal on a “Without Prejudice” basis of the Association’s Judicial Review proceedings connected to the claims for the payment of the outstanding adjudications relating to members of the ARW, Chefs, Account Holders and the free rationing of Recruits and Apprentices. The withdrawal of the Judicial Review proceedings provides for the […]

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Information Circular No 30/2019 – Public Service Pay Commission – Update

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

During the October meeting of the National Executive of PDFORRA, it was agreed to defer a decision on the potential ratification of the Public Service Pay Commission (PSPC), as it is not believed that sufficient certainty has been attained on a number of issues related to the PSPC. The National Executive fully appreciates that our […]

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Information Circular No 29/2019 – Update – Public Service Pay Commission Recommendations

Friday, September 20th, 2019

During the past number of weeks, the Association has received numerous briefings related, amongst other things, to the next round of National Pay talks, the ongoing review of Technician Pay 2-6 and the work of the Implementation Body on the additional issues identified within the Public Service Pay Commission report. This week, following the submission […]

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Information Circular No 28/2019 – Update – Working Time Mediation

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

PDFORRA wishes to advise members that a compensatory scheme has been agreed between our Association and the Department of Defence for alleged breaches of the Working Time Directive. The agreement of a scheme follows extensive mediation discussions held on Thursday 23rd of May and concluding discussions on Friday the 5th of July 2019. This mediation […]

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

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

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 […]

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

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

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 […]

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Information Circular No 25/2019 – UPDATE – Public Service Pay Commission Recommendations

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Following the intensive briefing of Districts/Regions over the past number of weeks, the Association will now take directions from Districts and Regional Committees as to how to proceed. The National Executive wishes to advise members that it will await clarifications from the Department of Defence and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform on those […]

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

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

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 […]

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Information Circular No 23/2019 – Retirements on Age Grounds and PSSA 2018 – 2020

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

PDDFORRA wishes to advise it members of the following provision which has been agreed between the Department of Defence and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) and applies to the members represented by PDFORRA. In relation to PDF personnel who have retired, or who are yet to retire, compulsorily on age grounds within […]

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