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The Public Service Stability Agreement – 2013-2016 (Haddington Road Agreement) sets out the measures on productivity, cost extraction and reform which together will achieve the targeted pay bill reductions of €1 billion in the cost of the pay and pensions bill over the three years from 2013 to 2015.
The HSE has prepared a number of documents which provide further guidance on the implementation of the Department of Health Circular 5/2013 “Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2013 and the Public Service Stability Agreement 2013-2016".
For further information, please click on the links below (documents are arranged in date order, oldest - most recent)
Click here to view or download the Haddington Road Agreement
Frequently Asked Questions - June 2013
Guidance document on the implementation of HRA -October 2013)
Guidelines for the operation of Sections 2.4 and 2.5 of the HRA - Employees on the final point of their scale with salaries between €35,000 and €65,000 (including allowances) - December 2013
Guidance re employees on the final point of their scale - Jan 2014
Memo re employees on final point of scale - cost of provisions - February 2014
Guidance note re top of scale - pro rata for retirement - March 2014
Memo re top of scale & parental leave- March 2014
DOH Circular 2/2014 re staff remaining on current hours (pre 1 July 2013 hours) - March 2014
DOH Circular 3/2014 re Implementation of Clause 2.31 of the HRA - revised pay scales and allowances for persons recruited to certain direct entry grades; & clarification in relation to the use of sessional rates - March 2014
DOH Circular 4/2014 re Implementation of Clause 2.31 of the HRA - revised pay scales and allowances for persons recruited to certain direct entry grades; & clarification in relation to the use of sessional rates (Starting Points & Incremental Credit) - April 2014
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