Approved Procedure 7: Attraction and Retention Incentives

The objective of Approved Procedure 7 is to provide a procedure for agencies within the Public Sector facing skills shortages in critical roles to offer an attraction and retention incentive (ARI) in order to attract and retain skilled staff.

This Approved Procedure does not prevent the incorporation of attraction and retention provisions in an industrial agreement made pursuant to the Industrial Relations Act 1979 or an agreement made pursuant to the Workplace Relations Act 1996.

CEOs, chief employees and positions included in the Special Division of the Public Service whose remuneration is determined through other mechanisms are not subject to this Approved Procedure in respect of their remuneration.

Further information concerning Attraction and Retention Incentives are available within the following documents:


Page last updated 12 September 2012