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Our SIPTU

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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.

EFFAT - Dignity and Respect for Agro Food Workers

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4 million agricultural workers are employed in exploitative working conditions in Europe. Strong measures are urgently needed at national and EU level to prevent the practices shown in the video.

SIPTU calls for Government assistance for aviation workers following flight cancellations

SIPTU representatives have called on the Government to provide immediate assistance to aviation workers in regional airports following the announcement by Ryanair, today (Wednesday, 28th October), that it intends to cancel all flights from Cork, Shannon and Knock airports for four weeks during November. Read More

SIPTU seeks urgent meeting with HSE over its use of unsafe sanitiser

SIPTU representatives have called for an urgent meeting with the management of the HSE following the shocking revelation that patients and staff have, for several months, been using an unsafe hand sanitiser at health facilities across the country. Read More

SIPTU calls on Odeon Cinemas to enter into negotiations on proposed restructuring

SIPTU representatives have today (Wednesday, 21st October) called on the management of Odeon Cinemas to enter into negotiations with its members concerning a proposed restructuring of the entertainment company due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More

SIPTU Webinar - Rebuilding better public and community services for all

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SIPTU Public Administration and Community Division Virtual Conference 2020. Read MORE.


We are Irish Equity

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We are Irish Equity

Landmark Agreement in the Construction Industry

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The Trade Union Federation (TUF) consisting of Connect, BATU and SIPTU has reached a landmark agreement on behalf of construction workers. The Return to Work Safety Protocol, agreed between TUF and the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) puts in place health and safety protections for workers returning to work. It also provides a way for constuction workers to raise concerns and make complaints if the Protocol is not being adhered to.

Frontline Heroes essential workers

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From treating and caring for the ill and vulnerable, providing public transport, maintaining essential supply chains, manufacturing medical devices and medicines, collecting refuse, cleaning, retail workers, administrators, maintaining our critical infrastructure and numerous other forms of essential work, SIPTU members are on the frontline of the Covid-19 Emergency.

Frontline Heroes keeping our hospitals clean

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"If we weren't here, the place would come to a standstill, rooms would not be opening quick enough, doctors wouldn't be able to do there work, nurses wouldn't be able to do there work, it's a team effort and everybody has to help."

SIPTU members on the #Covid19 frontline

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Essential workers stood by us during our time of crisis. Now it's time that we stand up for them.

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SIPTU Webinar: Healing our Sick Pay System

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The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the difficulties for many workers in obtaining sick pay. In response to the controversy that has arisen on this issue, the Government has indicated that it will commence a review into sick pay.


STOP67 - SIPTU Campaign to Stop the Pension Age Increase

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SIPTU campaign to stop the pension age increase

National Return to Work Safely Protocol

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Exposure to COVID-19 is a public health risk which affects all citizens. The COVID-19 pandemic also has implications for all workplaces as it can present a health risk to workers and other persons at a place of work. The reopening of the economy goes hand-in-hand with the provision of public health measures to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19 as well as the existing occupational health and safety measures.

Sisters of Charity workers staying strong and fighting for fairness

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 Sisters of Charity workers staying strong and fighting for fairness #PayUpSisters