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As documentation is currently issuing to GRA members regarding GRA Representative Elections 2014, all GRA members are urged to ensure that your contact details are up to date - ideally with your home address. To update, please email your details
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The Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform has signed the Public Service Management (Sick Leave) Regulations 2014 giving effect to new standardised regulations for Sick Leave across the Public Service, including for members of an Garda Síochána, which come into operation from 31st March 2014.
The main provisions of the new regulations are:
- A max of 92 days (3 months) paid sick leave in a 1 year (12 month) period
- followed by a max of 91 days (3 months) in a 1 year (12 month) period,
subject to an overall max of 183 days’ (six months’) paid sick leave in a 4 year period.
- In cases of critical illness or injury, provision for a max of 183 days (6 months) on full pay in a 1 year period followed by 182 days (6 months) on half pay, subject to an overall maximum of 365 days’ (one year’s) paid sick leave in a four-year period.
- Where sick leave remuneration has been exhausted Temporary Rehabilitation Remuneration (TRR) will be paid & where a member has been paid sick leave of 365 days in a 4 year period, TRR will not exceed 365 days. Further details 
>  here.

renewal terms: critical illness scheme  fri. 01.11.13
In the rebroking of the GRA Critical Illness Scheme, to continue to provide the same level of benefits, it has been necessary to agree an increase in subscriptions. The new premiums are €4.83 p.w for member & children; €8.78 p.w. for member, spouse & children from 1st Nov. 2013. Details 
> here

GRA Members vote to accept lrc agreement  fri. 21.06.13
Members voted 84% Yes; 16% no. The Proposals protect pay & establishes an independent Review to put in place a mechanism for negotiating Garda pay & conditions. Full text of the Proposals 
> here

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initial lrc proposals 26.02.13  > here
The GRA did not accept these proposals.

Download W.T.A. september 2012
Full Text of Working Time Agreement
Micro ROSTER CALENDARs new 2014
View/Download Diary Size-Calendars to end 2014
> Core Units Calendars > Non-Core Calendars

Govt Publishes Review of Public Service Allowances Weds 19.09.12
View Government Statement
> here & Outcome of Review of Allowances > here

Public accounts committee -  Garda Allowances 1.11.12
Read the full Transcript here
> P.A.C. examines allowances RTE1

Garda Mounted Support Unit at Vintage-Car-Rally-Terenure 07-07-13

minister announces closure of further 100 garda stations 05.12.12 > View list of Stations here   John Parker states decision taken without proper consultation   > Statement here  > Examiner 06.12.12 > Irish Times 06.12.12 > Herald 06.12.12 > Radio Kerry 06.12.12

BUDGET cuts 2009 - 2012 Budget (No. 2) 1/05/09 > here | Budget 2010 effects on Garda Pay & Allowances > here |Budget 2011 Tax Increases, USC on Pay Scales  > here | > Budget 2012 > here;  Minister Howlin 05.12.11  > here | Reductions in net pay 1/09/08 - 1/01/11  > here


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Financial Statement for members getting into difficulty or view Mortgage Arrears Resolution Process (MARP)
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800 gdaí assaulted a year
John Parker > here

patrol car shortage 09.08.12 
Full Media Coverage  > here

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