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SIPTU Health members vote for strike action

SIPTU members working as health service support staff have voted by 94% to 6% in favour of taking strike action in a dispute concerning the implementation of a job evaluation scheme.

Planned health strike to go ahead this Wednesday

SIPTU representatives have confirmed today (Monday, 24th June) that talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) aimed at resolving a dispute on job evaluation have concluded without an agreement. Read More

Health strike deferred to allow for focused talks at WRC on Monday

SIPTU representatives have tonight (Friday, 21st June) confirmed that a 24 hour strike planned for next Tuesday (25th June) has been deferred pending the outcome of talks on Monday (24th June) at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) aimed at resolving the dispute in the health service. Read More

Congress welcomes adoption of new ILO Convention and Recommendation on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

Today the historic centenary conference of the ILO adopted a new ILO Convention and Recommendation on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work. Read More

SIPTU member Anne Sweeney speaks out on Job Evaluation

Our members are demanding the Government recognises their work and respect them and the contribution they make to keep the health services going.

Coca Cola Workers Worldwide Zero Rights campaign

Ron Oswald, the Global Coordinator for the Coca Cola Workers Worldwide “Zero Rights” campaign was in Ireland at the beginning of December to highlight breaches of human rights in the company across the world. 

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Unions call for enhanced local authority powers as Ireland ranks last in EU local democracy index. READ MORE

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Raise the Roof Rally Dublin

Raise the Roof brings together trade unions, political parties, student unions, housing agencies and experts and community groups to demand radical action on the housing crisis, including: the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), the National Women’s Council (NWCI), the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and the National Homeless & Housing Coalition.