The SIPTU ‘Respect Transport Workers’ is demanding greater safeguards for staff following a survey revealing more than 80% suffered regular incidents of abuse.
The publicity campaign is aimed at raising awareness of trade unions particularly among young workers. #BetterInATradeUnion
The money is there, literally in bucket-loads. Now we need the political will to use this money. If we can get the policy mix right, we could transform the economy.
We must continue to campaign and battle for better and improved public service provision, delivered by directly employed workers on fair pay.
In the absence of a realistic pay offer the next strike action by transport workers is set for a 72-hour period starting on a staggered basis from 27th February.
An effective website showcases the union’s activities and clearly conveys the benefits of being a SIPTU member writes Deputy General Secretary Ethel Buckley.
Reducing living costs, driving innovation, reform, and reducing inequality shows the potential of the public sector requires a better politics and a better debate
SIPTU National Executive Council recommends acceptance of public sector pay proposals which will be put to a vote in a ballot of members working in the public service.
We’re only getting started! SIPTU Early Years Committee in Liberty Hall are planning and organising the first SIPTU Early Years Conference in April. Watch this space.
A banner calling for an immediate ceasefire and an end to the war on Gaza was unveiled at Connolly Hall, the Union’s headquarters in Cork.
SIPTU has condemned ‘craven attempts’ by IBEC pause further increases in the minimum wage and improvements in statutory sick pay.
SIPTU will meet with the Minister Simon Coveney this week to discuss the threat to the future of Tara Mines and the impact on the local economy.