Plaque honours Lockout role played by the IWWU

21 March 2013

A ceramic plaque was unveiled by feminist and historian Margaret Mac Curtain and the union’s last serving General Secretary Padraigin Ni Mhurchu to commemorate the founding of the Irish Women Workers’ Union more than 100 years ago and its role in the 1913 Lockout at Liberty Hall on International Women’s Day 8th March.
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SIPTU Commence “Communities First” Lobbying Campaign

21 March 2013

Activists from SIPTU’s “Communities First “campaign commenced the first in a nationwide series of meetings with public representatives in Co Leitrim on 11th March last to highlight the threat to Local Development Companies (LDC’s) posed by government plans to cut, outsource and close key parts of the community sector through an “alignment” process with local authorities.
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Workers in Local Development Companies launch campaign to defend community programmes and jobs against Hogan’s take over plans

21 March 2013

Up to 2000 workers in the community sector face an uncertain future as a result of the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government’s plans to dismantle existing structures for community services.
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Tommy’s advice to CE workers... join SIPTU!

21 March 2013

Tommy Byrne’s decision to join SIPTU while working as a participant in a CE scheme was instrumental in ensuring his contract was renewed.
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Offering a media alternative to empower local communities

21 March 2013

For some, the words “community radio” bring to mind small, amateur outfits, with a narrow focus on local issues and often with a short life-span.
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