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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 government must address recurring Covid-19 outbreaks in meat processing plants

Following reports of two more significant Covid-19 clusters in Cork and Wexford, with more than 100 workers testing positive for the virus, SIPTU Manufacturing Division Organiser, Greg Ennis, has called on the Government to act immediately on the recommendations of the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 for the Meat Industry. He also questioned the accuracy of the numbers of infections among its workers which have been disclosed by the industry over the last ten months. Read More

SIPTU says health worker vaccination pause a cause of major concern for members

SIPTU representatives have today (Friday, 22nd January) said the rapid growth in the Covid-19 infection rate of Health Care Workers (HCWs) to almost 7,000 in the last two weeks is a cause of major concern in light of the Health Service Executive (HSE) plans to pause first dose vaccinations for workers across the health service until early February. Read More

SIPTU says future sustainability of the childcare workforce is under threat

SIPTU representatives have today (Friday 22nd, January) expressed grave concerns for the future of the childcare sector as thousands of Early Years Educators are forced to draw down the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP). 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.