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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.

The umbrella group Amplify Women has published a free practical toolkit on how to deal with harassment and bullying in the workplace

In response to the revelations of harassment in Irish theatre, the #MeToo and #IrishWeinstein hashtags, Amplify Women, an umbrella group that represents, works with or carries out research about women working in the cultural and media industries,has produced a toolkit for dealing with harassment and bullying in the workplace. The guide details what to do if experiencing harassment. It provides advice on making a complaint at work, or a criminal complaint, and includes useful information on who to contact and links to further information. Read More

SIPTU members demand immediate action to build a fairer Europe for all

SIPTU members and activists joined with trade unionists from across Europe in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Thursday (16th November) for an EU summit to discuss the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) demand for the enhancement of the social rights of working people across its member states. Read More

SIPTU welcomes award of bus services in Waterford City to Bus Éireann

SIPTU has welcomed the announcement by the National Transport Agency (NTA) that Bus Éireann has been awarded the contract to run services in Waterford City following a tendering process. 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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Migrant worker members of SIPTU discuss the strategies they are learning to assist with union organisation in their communities.