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The trade union campaign to end precarious work

Precarious employment means insecurity. The trade union movement believes work should provide people with security and fulfilment. For too many people, work is insecure and does not make ends meet. Together, we can stand up for all working people and end precarious work.

 Click here to read the Congress Report Shows Precarious Work 'Pervasive' Across The Economy

SIPTU to meet Yves Rocher management following Cork plant closure announcement

SIPTU representatives are seeking an urgent meeting with the management of Yves Rocher following its announcement last Thursday (7th December) that it intends to close its plant in the Kilbarry Industrial Estate, Cork city, at the end of 2018. Read More

SIPTU firefighters express extreme concern over the lack of aerial appliances

SIPTU members in the Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) have expressed extreme concern over the lack of aerial appliances, with only two of the vehicle mounted long ladders available for dispatch in the city and county today (Friday, 8th December), a third below the agreed minimum required. Read More

SIPTU members in Irish Rail vote to accept Labour Court proposals on pay

SIPTU members in Irish Rail have voted by 75% to 25% to accept a Labour Court recommendation on pay aimed at resolving the dispute at the public transport company, in a ballot counted today (Friday, 8th December) in Liberty Hall, Dublin. Read More

Section 39 workers meet Minister to discuss pay justice

SIPTU members employed in Section 39 organisations met with the Minister of State with Responsibilities for Disability Issues, Finian McGrath, on Wednesday (8th November), to request that the Government commits to providing them with pay restoration by increasing the block healthcare support grant.

Helpline for second-level school students with workplace issues

A new helpline for second-level school students with workplace issues was launched in September.

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

Migrant Support Network

Migrant worker members of SIPTU discuss the strategies they are learning to assist with union organisation in their communities.