Archive for November, 2019

Information Circular No 36/2019 – Sea-Going Naval Personnel Credit 472BB.TCA

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

For the purposes of clarity, PDFORRA has extracted the following details from the Finance Bill 2019 Report Stage debate regarding the Sea- Going Naval personnel credit. (1) In this section – ‘day at sea’ means a cumulative period of 8 hours within any 24-hour period on patrol at sea on board a naval vessel; ‘naval […]

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Information Circular No 35/2019 – Compensation Scheme – Alleged Breaches of WTD

Friday, November 8th, 2019

A scheme for compensation of PDFORRA members who were the subject of alleged breaches of the Working Time Agreement has been agreed. This scheme encompasses PDFORRA members who have undertaken 9/11 trips, or a minimum of 27 days out of 33 days (full tour) of Prison Duty.  Additionally, it covers members of the Ordnance Corps […]

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Information Circular No 34/2019 – Parental, Paternity and Parent’s Leave

Friday, November 1st, 2019

PDFORRA wishes to advise our members that a number of amendments have been made in the areas of Parental, Paternity and Parent’s Leave. Consequentially, PDFORRA has written to the Official Side seeking the amendment of Defence Force Regulation A.11 and its associated Administrative Instruction. The most recently enacted statutory provision is for Parent’s leave, which […]

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Information Circular No 33/2019 – Increase in Service Limits – Sergeants

Friday, November 1st, 2019

PDFORRA has received confirmation from the Department of Defence that it wishes to conclude an Agreed Report pertaining to Sergeants who enlisted since 1994. Under the provisions of CCR 528, adopted on 4 April 2019, the Official side and PDFORRA agreed that a detailed review would be undertaken by a joint civil/military team under the […]

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