Recent Promotion Developments.

By Deputy General Secretary

The Department of Defence has confirmed to PDFORRA that the 38 NCOs serving in Chad and 2 NCOs serving in ISAF will be paid their acting pay on the 2nd December 2009 (i.e. on pay week 48/09).

The Department of Defence has further confirmed that the 20 Personnel serving in Kosovo will be paid their acting pay on the 16th December 2009 (i.e. on pay week 50/09)

The Minister of Defence Mr Willie O’Dea has announced that he has secured an exemption for the Defence Forces for 50 promotions across the ranks.

PDFORRA will commence talks with the Department of Defence through the Conciliation Council on how these promotions will be implemented in the coming days.

The Minister also announced that he was in talks with the Minister of Finance to secure an exemption for the Defence Forces to the recruitment moratorium.

ENDS 

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