SIPTU members employed by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) have expressed deep dissatisfaction with the continued refusal of the organisation to engage with the union in order to resolve a number of industrial relations issues. SIPTU Sector Organiser, Michelle Quinn said: “Our members are now calling on the FAI to engage with SIPTU in a timely and meaningful manner. The FAI is in receipt of significant public funding and it should recognise and utilise the states dispute resolution mechanisms including the Workplace Relations Commission. “In the first instance, it should engage with union members at local level in order to discuss a number of industrial relations issues. These include terms and conditions the retention of roles and the refusal of management to meet and discuss with SIPTU on behalf of its members working in the FAI. “SIPTU members in the FAI are entitled to a level playing field and to have their concerns properly addressed by management.”