Date Released: 16 August 2016
SIPTU members in St Aidan’s Services, Gorey, County Wexford, a section 39 organisation providing day and residential services for people with intellectual disabilities, are to ballot on Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) proposals which aim to resolve a dispute concerning the non-payment of increments.
SIPTU Organiser, David Morris said: “Following a work stoppage by our members last Wednesday (10th August), SIPTU representatives attended talks at the WRC on Thursday, 11th August, and yesterday (Monday, 15th August).
“Resulting from these talks, the WRC has presented management and our members with a set of proposals that address some of the issues in this dispute. Following a general meeting of SIPTU members in St Aidan’s Services, this afternoon (Tuesday, 16th August) a ballot on the acceptance or rejection of these proposals will commence.”
The ballot of SIPTU members in St Aidan’s Services will be counted on Friday (19th August).