Information Circular No 29/2017: Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) Update – Pay Increases – Payment Dates

By Industrial Relations Officer

Recent Pay Increases:

In recent weeks qualifying members have received the following pay increases:-

  • 5th July 2017   Increases of 2.5% in annualised salary for members earning up to €24,000 and Increases of 1% in annualised salary for those earning between €24,001to €31,000.
  • 19th July 2017 Increase of €19.16 per week for those members earning up to €65,000.


Proposed Dates for Payment of New Pay Scales:

  • New Pay Scales for Apprentices:     In recent days, PDFORRA has been informed that the file for payment of the new pay scales for Apprentices went to Payroll Shared Service Centre (PSSC) and subject to PSSC, it is proposed that the new Pay Scales for Apprentices and arrears will be paid on 9th August 2017.
  • New Pay Scales for Post 2013 Entrants:     Following the successful implementation of the new pay scales for Apprentices, the file for the payment of the new pay scales and arrears for post 2013 Entrants will then be sent to PSSC.


Members need to be mindful that the above payment dates are outside of the control of the Department of Defence and are subject to PSSC implementation. PDFORRA will keep members updated on progress on this important matter.


 Issued on the 28/07/2017

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