Information Circular No 9/2016: New Apprentice Pay Rates Agreed – 2013

By Industrial Relations Officer

It has been agreed that the following pay scales will apply to Apprentices enlisting in the Permanent Defence Forces wef 1st November 2013.

 

 

Point

01 Jan 2011 (NRP) 01 Jan 2013 01 Nov 2013
    10% Reduction 5.26% Increase

Para 2.31 HRA

Apprentice        
On enlistment

1

€220.37 €231.96

€257.74

After 1 years service

2

€265.21 €279.16

€310.18

After 2 years service

3

€351.95 €370.46

€411.63

After 3 years service

4

€419.38 €441.44

€490.49

The above rates of pay incorporate a 5.26% increase secured by PDFORRA in response to the introduction of the Single Pension Scheme and the associated contributions with effect from 1st January 2013.

Crucially, the rates of pay also apply paragraph 2.31 of the Haddington Road Agreement (HRA) and re-balance the pre and post 2011 Apprentice pay scales.

PDFORRA has requested that arrangements be made for the payment of arrears to those concerned as soon as possible.

 

Issued on the 23/06/2016

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