Archive for May, 2020

Information Circular No 22/2020: SUBMISSION TO EUROPEAN SOCIAL RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

On 2 May 2020, PDFORRA, through EUROMIL, made a follow up submission to the European Social Rights Committee in relation to our complaint No. 112/2014. Members will recall that the European Social Rights Committee held Ireland had breached PDFORRA’s rights under Articles 5 and 6.2 of the European Social Charter under this complaint. PDFORRA has […]

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Information Circular No 21/2020: Free Rations for Recruits and Apprentices- 1 Oct 2018 Free Rations Personnel undergoing 2-3* 1 Jan 2020

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

On 19 January 2017, PDFORRA, submitted a claim to the Department requesting exemptions from rations for personnel undergoing the three Star Private course in the 2 BTC, Athlone from 12 June – 2 September 2016. Subsequently, one of our members from Galway commenced legal proceedings to secure payment the payment of rations while he was […]

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Information Circular No 20/2020: Payments of Per Diem & Holiday Pay Members of the 114th Inf Bn UNIFIL

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

PDFORRA has written to Conciliation and Arbitration Branch, Department of Defence, on several occasions since September 2019, seeking the payment of the aforementioned allowances to our members who served on the above mission. (Information Circular 02/2020 dated 23 Jan 20 refers) Following the latest correspondence received today, 14 May 2020 from Conciliation and Arbitration Branch, […]

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Information Circular No 19/2020: Single Pension Scheme (2013) Purchase and Transfer of Retirement Benefits

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has made Regulations under Section 8(2)(f) of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012, entitled Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Purchase and Transfer of Retirement Benefits – Permanent Defence Force) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No 73/2020).  These Regulations came into operation with effect from 1 […]

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