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SIPTU reps demand tight monitoring of all construction sites

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SIPTU representatives in the construction sector are demanding that the Government guarantees that all construction sites which remain open during the current lockdown have all proper protections in place to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 among construction workers and their families.

Inchicore Domestic Violence Outreach Centre

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Inchicore Domestic Violence Outreach Centre
Helpline: 01 4545239
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30am-5.00pm
Outside these hours there is a message facility
Email: inch.outreach@hotmail.com

SIPTU says safe functioning of the health service in grave danger

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Friday, 15th January) said the Covid-19 infection rates of health care workers are unsustainable and putting the safe functioning of the health service in grave danger. Read More

Stronger Workers' Rights Vital to the Success of Remote Working

Responding to the launch of the National Strategy on Remote Woking, Irish Congress of Trade Unions General Secretary Patricia King said: “It took a pandemic to fully awaken us to the potential for remote working. While the experience has been fraught for some workers, for the vast majority it has been a positive experience and there is now a huge appetite to continue to work remotely after the Covid-19 restrictions end. Read More

SIPTU calls on government to avert closure of Waterford Area Partnership

SIPTU representatives have called on the Government to intervene in order to save the Waterford Area Partnership (WAP) following the publication of a report earlier this week which suggested that the organisation was “not viable” due to governance and financial issues. The review of WAP was carried out by Crowe Howarth consultants on behalf of the government funding body, POBAL. Read More

PAC Division Membership Consultation on "Building Momentum"

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Watch back the webinar held for members in the Public Administration and Community Division.

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."

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.

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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Message on Public Service Agreement Proposals

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Message from SIPTU Deputy General Secretary, John King on the new Public Service Agreement proposals.

Health Division Membership Consultation on "Building Momentum"

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Watch back the webinar held for members in the Health Division.

Future of Collective Bargaining in Ireland Webinar

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SIPTU’s Workplace Democracy Campaign continues with a discussion on The Future of Collective Bargaining in Ireland.

STOP67

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SIPTU is proud of our role in ensuring that today, the first day of a new year, over 21,000 workers now won’t have to wait until they are 67 to get their State Pension. Onwards to 2021!

Healing our Sick Pay System Webinar

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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.