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Got a Perk Idea? Tell our Perks Team Now!

As ever, the N.R.F.A. is committed to improving the lives of Retained Firefighters Nationwide. Over the past number of months our perks team have been working hard to bring a host of exclusive offers ...

New Perks Now Onsite

We are pleased to announce a range of new perks have just been added to the website. Save on your monthly fuel costs in over 1500 fuel stations nationwide with your very own DCI Fuel Card. Add that ex...

The N.R.F.A is now on Twitter

Keep up to date with the latest updates, perks and news from the N.R.F.A. at our twitter page. Follows Us today @NRFAIreland

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Should I Put This Up? Union asked for clarification on recent circular to all members.

30/04/2020 – A response to the circular, copied to all county shop stewards Dear ******, Thank you for realising that the retained service is in a severe crisis at present, however, this crisis ...

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Where is the NRFA with the Matzak Cases?

Over the last few weeks, we have been keeping in touch with Alastair Purdy & Co. regarding the ongoing cases with regards to Matzak. Below is the latest update on where things stand, a huge develo...

Could Covid-19 wipe out the entire Retained Fire Service?

The Coronavirus Covid-19…. What does it mean for the fire service? How serious is it for the fire service? What impacts could it have on the fire service, with particular focus on the retained system?...

EU Law

Periods of stand-by as working time – the Brussels Labour Court rules in the Matzak case

18 Feb 2020 Following the European Court of Justice (ECJ) 2018 Matzak judgment, the Brussels Labour Court decided on the merits of this case on 20 January 2020. The Court sided with the ECJ and found ...

Pensions and what you are worth…

Since 2013, the Single Services Pension Scheme came in to play for public servants across Ireland. Due to the nature of our work, and the fact that we are based upon hours worked, not hours on call, a...

Robin Hyde (Purdy & Co.) speaks to the NRFA

Back in December, Robin Hyde of Purdy & Co. came to speak with us regarding the Matzak cases and where they are at present. This was a very informative session giving the opportunity to ask many q...

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