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Over 500 march in support of Greyhound workers

Over 500 march in support of Greyhound workers from Liberty Hall to City Hall on Monday 1st September 2014

Unions say Labour Court recommendation a major breakthrough for residential care staff

The group of unions representing residential care staff have described a Labour Court recommendation, dealing with sleepover duty as a major breakthrough. The recommendation, issued today (18th Thursday), calls for the recognition of sleepover duty as working time, requires all employers in the sector to comply with the Working Time Act and sets the rate of pay for sleepover duty at not less than the minimum wage of €8.65 per hour. This is an increase of €3.27 on the exisiting hourly rate. Read More

Young Workers' Network warn returning politicians of the crises facing young people

The Young Workers' Network (YWN) greeted TDs and Senators returning to Leinster House after their summer break with a protest to highlight the impact on young people of the housing crisis and rising costs, on Wednesday, 17th September, at 1.00 p.m. Read More

SIPTU nurses to protest at University Hospital Galway tomorrow

SIPTU nurses will protest outside University Hospital Galway to highlight their concerns over the number of patients on trolleys in the Accident and Emergency Department, tomorrow (Wednesday, 17th September) from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. Read More

Secure Retirement campaign

The SIPTU Retired Members Section launched the Secure Retirement campaign, on 30th April, with the aim of organising retired members of the union under the slogan “It’s time for us to take back what has been taken from us.”

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GreyhoundProtestSept1

Locked out Greyhound workers and their families marched from City Hall, Dublin 1, on Monday, 1st September, to demand that the City Council use all its powers to bring to an end the 11-week-old dispute at the waste disposal company. READ MORE

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