Archive for January, 2020

Information Circular No 03/2020: Review of Conciliation and Arbitration Scheme

Friday, January 24th, 2020

PDFORRA wishes to advise its members of the conclusion of the review of the Conciliation and Arbitration Scheme for members of the Defence Forces. The commencement of this process arose following the submission of a complaint by PDFORRA to the European Social Rights Committee in October 2014. In 2017, at the PDFORRA Annual Delegates Conference, […]

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

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

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 […]

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Information Circular No 01/2020: Lifetime Community Rating (LCR) – Members of the Permanent Defence Force

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Since the 1st May 2015, if you are over the age of 34 when you first take out private health insurance, you will have to pay extra for your cover under the Lifetime Community Rating (LCR) loadings. Lifetime Community Rating introduced a late entry loading on health insurance premiums for those aged 35 and older taking […]

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