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Being in a union gives us dignity. Respect. A sense that we belong... and a fair day's work for a fair day's pay.

Early Years - SIPTU women on the Frontline of Covid

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SIPTU Women on the Frontline of Covid - Eilish Balfe

Raise the Roof - Homes for All

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A new plan to end the housing crisis.

SIPTU members in St Brigid’s vote overwhelmingly for strike action

SIPTU members working as care assistants and social care workers in St Brigid’s Mental Health Intellectual Disability services in Ballinasloe, county Galway, have today (Friday, 30th July) voted overwhelmingly for industrial action up to and including strike action. Read More

SIPTU representatives announce series of strike actions in Local Employment Services

SIPTU members, working in Local Employment Services (LES) and Job Clubs, have today (Friday, 30th July) announced a series of strike actions across the country. Read More

Universal support for non-profit approach in provision of employment services

The marketisation of the community sector will seriously damage the provision of employment services, a webinar organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions has been told. Read More

Launch of New Deal for Early Years campaign

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On Thursday, 8th July, SIPTU, together with a coalition of eleven Early Years and civil society organisations, launched the ‘New Deal for Early Years’ campaign for the reform of the childcare sector so it can provide improved services for children, families, workers and providers.

More Power to You Campaign

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Local Government touches every aspect of our daily lives and affects every citizen – young and old alike. It affects our schools, our homes, our public parks. It’s in our work, our play and our recreation.

Frontline Heroes Tallaght Hospital

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In early March, a film crew from SIPTU Health gained exclusive access to film our members on the frontline in Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin.

SIPTU Women on the Frontline of Covid

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SIPTU Home Care assistant Ber Naughton describes working on the frontline during the Covid-19 crisis.

Raise The Roof July 21

Raise the Roof protest outside the Department of Housing, Custom House, Dublin on Monday, 26th July announcing a national rally for Saturday, 2nd October.

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SIPTU members working in local employment services launched ‘Our Community is Not for Sale’ at a socially distanced protest outside the Department of Social Protection, Áras Mhic Dhiarmada, Store Street, Dublin 1, on Friday, 9th July. Read more

Early Years A New Deal

Launch of ‘New Deal for Early Years’ campaign. READ MORE

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SIPTU members protest over plans to privatise local employment services

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SIPTU members launched the ‘Our Community is Not for Sale’ campaign, demanding an immediate halt to tenders for private companies to bid for state contracts to run programmes to assist people getting back into the workforce, on Friday, 9th July.

STOP67 Webinar - The right to remain in the job

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On Wednesday 23rd June, the STOP67 Campaign hosted a webinar to discuss its demand for the introduction of a statutory Right to Remain in the Job with expert legal and industrial relations practitioners.

Low Pay Republic: Combatting Low Pay in the Irish Labour Market

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Low pay is endemic in the Irish Republic. One in five workers is officially categorised as ‘low-paid’ – that is over 300,000 women and men.

Supporting Quality

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Protecting quality jobs in Ireland and promoting Irish quality products.