Archive for June, 2019

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

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

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 […]

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

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

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 […]

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

Friday, June 14th, 2019

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 […]

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Information Circular No 15/2019 – Refund of Costs – Eye Examinations

Friday, June 14th, 2019

PDFORRA members should be aware that the Defence Forces annual occupational medical provides for eye tests and eyesight tests to assess eye health and visual acuity for all personnel, including those who use a VDU as a significant part of their normal work. If further testing or examination is required, the Defence Forces primary carers […]

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