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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.

Union representatives roundly reject water worker criticism

Unions representing thousands of water workers in local authorities have today (Friday, 24th September) roundly rejected Irish Water’s claims that recent service shortcomings in Dublin and Wexford occurred because of the lack of a single national water utility. Read More

Health unions call for “immediate” talks after Labour Court recommendation on COVID-19 compensation

Unions representing healthcare workers have called for immediate talks with the HSE on recognition for healthcare worker’s efforts during the COVID-19 crisis, following a Labour Court recommendation today. Read More

SIPTU members reject Aer Lingus proposals for cuts and work practice changes

SIPTU members employed by Aer Lingus in ground operations at Dublin airport have voted by 82% to reject proposals by the company to reduce costs and change work practices in order to offset losses incurred by the airline due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 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.

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Education and Development Support Scheme. READ MORE

Migrant Language Scholarship 2021

Closing date for completed applications is 30th September 2021. READ MORE

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SIPTU members working in Local Employment Services and Job Clubs protest at the Fine Gael think-in, Trim, Co Meath, on Monday, 13th September 2021

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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.