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Workers Rights Welcome Centre opens in Sligo

A Workers Rights Welcome Centre, which is open to all workers who wish to ‘drop in’ for information on workplace issues, opened in Hanson’s Retail Park, Cleveragh, Sligo, on Friday, 28th July.

SIPTU launches public awareness campaign on Dublin Fire Brigade crew shortage

SIPTU members in Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) have launched a public awareness campaign to highlight risks to the public and firefighters caused by the failure of DFB management to address serious staff shortages in the service. Read More

SIPTU accuses Society of St. Vincent de Paul management of bullying tactics

SIPTU members employed by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) in shops run by the charity in Cork city and county have balloted for industrial action following a management attempt to force them from their jobs. Read More

Tackling Precarious Employment in Higher Education

Following discussions between the Department of Education and Skills and SIPTU representatives, further progress has been made by the union on tackling the issue of precarious employment in the Higher Education sector in the areas of: Read More

SIPTU members support Public Service Agreement by large majority

SIPTU members have voted by a large majority to accept the proposals in the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020. Following a count of ballots in Liberty Hall today, SIPTU Vice President, Gene Mealy, said that 76% voted in favour of the proposals with 24% against. Read More

SIPTU's Big Start campaign meets Cavan County Council

SIPTU's Big Start campaign made a presentation to the Cavan County Council, highlighting that the neglect of the childcare profession by the government is putting a huge strain on providers to sustain a business and workers to survive on such low wages.

Continuous Professional Development: Your voice matters

SIPTU Health Division has launched questionnaires to explore the development of a CPD Centre in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Have your say here.

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Workers in the Intellectual Disability Sector are focusing on change that will benefit workers and service users.

Markievicz-Partridge Centenary marked in Roscommon and Sligo

SIPTU President Jack O'Connor lays wreath on the grave of Irish Citizen Army member William Partridge in Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon, (28th July) followed by the first SIPTU Markievicz-Partridge Centenary Seminar in Sligo, County Sligo (29th July).