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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.

SIPTU rejects Fine Gael claim on cost of demand to stop the increase in pension age

SIPTU representatives have rejected a claim by finance minister, Paschal Donohoe, that the State cannot afford to stop the increase in the pension age to 67 years in 2021. Responding to finance minister, Paschal Donohoe, who questioned how the €200 million cost of such a policy could be funded, SIPTU Researcher, Michael Taft, said that it could be financed from the existing Social Insurance Fund. Read More

SIPTU members demanding real action on pension age increases from North West election candidates

Up to 150 SIPTU members and activists, working in the health service across the North West of Ireland, will gather for a special “Stop67” campaign event tonight in the Glasshouse Hotel, Sligo (Thursday, 16th January) at 7.00 p.m. Read More

SIPTU hopeful after meeting with Minister for Sport to discuss future of FAI

A SIPTU delegation met the Minister for Sport, Shane Ross, today (Wednesday, 15th January) in Government Buildings in Dublin, to discuss the future of the FAI and the protection of the livelihoods of union members employed by the Association. 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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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.