Garda superintendent associations reject government’s pay proposal

Move means the associations’ members will continue to only engage in ‘core duties’ as a result

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
17th October, 2021
Garda superintendent associations reject government’s pay proposal
The allowance is a weekly compensation paid to gardaí for being available outside of regular working hours. It is worth on average €8,400 a year, according to one Garda source

Two Garda superintendent associations have rejected a pay proposal presented to them by the government, and will continue to only engage in “core duties” as a result, the Business Post has learned.

Since July, Garda superintendents and chief superintendents have been staging a protest over the availability allowance, which the two associations want to see raised by 25 per cent.

The allowance is a weekly compensation paid to gardaí for being available outside of...

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