TUF calls for laid off construction workers to receive industry rates during work suspension

30 March 2020

The Trade Union Federation (TUF) has called on companies to ensure laid off construction workers are paid no less than the minimum rates for the industry for the duration of the suspension of their work. The TUF which comprises SIPTU, BATU and Connect trade unions has also called for strict adherence by employers to the instruction by the government to close all non-essential building sites.
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SIPTU calls on Section 39 organisations to honour workers hours and wages

30 March 2020

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Monday, 30th March) called on Section 39 Home Care organisations to continue to pay the wages of carers and home helps in the event of client cancellations during the Covid-19 crisis.
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SIPTU secures pay restoration agreement for hundreds of home care workers in Dublin

20 February 2020

SIPTU representatives have today (Thursday, 20th February) confirmed that up to 500 home helps working in community and disability services across Dublin city and county have reached an agreement to have their pay restored and have deferred strike action planned for tomorrow (Friday, 21st February).
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SIPTU welcomes lifting of HSE recruitment embargo for all health workers

09 March 2020

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Sunday, 8th March) welcomed written confirmation from the Health Service Executive (HSE) that all barriers to the recruitment of health staff has now been fully lifted in an effort to support critical clinical services in dealing with COVID-19.
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SIPTU members in DFB to ensure Emergency Medical Service operates during crisis

17 March 2020

SIPTU members in the Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) have reassured the public that they are actively working with management to ensure the Emergency Medical Service they operate is maintained throughout the unfolding Covid-19 crisis.
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SIPTU supports new wage compensation scheme and increase in COVID-19 emergency payment

24 March 2020

SIPTU General Secretary, Joe Cunningham, has welcomed the Government’s wage compensation scheme which was announced today (Tuesday, 24th March) and is intended to retain workers in employment.
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SIPTU welcome calls to prioritise COVID-19 testing of all health workers

02 April 2020

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Thursday, 2nd April) welcomed the call from leading infectious disease specialists calling on the Government to prioritise the testing of all health care workers for COVID-19.
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