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Sue Ryder Foundation take a stand to protect essential services

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The Covid-19 crisis cannot be used as a cloak to drive down wages, slash frontline jobs and outsource essential services.

EFFAT - Dignity and Respect for Agro Food Workers

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4 million agricultural workers are employed in exploitative working conditions in Europe. Strong measures are urgently needed at national and EU level to prevent the practices shown in the video.

Cross party support for Dail motion on workers' rights

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We need a worker centered recovery. The pandemic has exposed the inequality at the heart of Ireland’s economy; many essential workers on are low pay, precarious contracts.

Our SIPTU

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Being in a union gives us dignity. Respect. A sense that we belong... and a fair day's work for a fair day's pay.

SIPTU/USI survey raises questions over future of Early Years workforce

Only one third of Early Childhood Education and Care students intend to work in an early years setting according to a new survey published today (Wednesday, 23rd September) by SIPTU and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Read More

SIPTU accuses government of reneging on Section 39 pay justice deal

SIPTU representatives have today (Wednesday, 23rd September) accused the Government of reneging on a pay restoration agreement for essential workers employed in over 250 Section 39 organisations providing frontline health and social care services. Read More

Congress withdraws from Low Pay Commission

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has announced its decision to from the Low Pay Commission which was appointed by the Government to monitor the National Minimum Wage (NMW). The current rate of the NMW is €10.10 per hour. Read More

SIPTU construction sector national ballot

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"Unfortunately, we as construction workers have been left with no option but to prepare for a national ballot up to and including strike action."

Landmark Agreement in the Construction Industry

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The Trade Union Federation (TUF) consisting of Connect, BATU and SIPTU has reached a landmark agreement on behalf of construction workers. The Return to Work Safety Protocol, agreed between TUF and the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) puts in place health and safety protections for workers returning to work. It also provides a way for constuction workers to raise concerns and make complaints if the Protocol is not being adhered to.

Frontline Heroes essential workers

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From treating and caring for the ill and vulnerable, providing public transport, maintaining essential supply chains, manufacturing medical devices and medicines, collecting refuse, cleaning, retail workers, administrators, maintaining our critical infrastructure and numerous other forms of essential work, SIPTU members are on the frontline of the Covid-19 Emergency.

Frontline Heroes keeping our hospitals clean

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"If we weren't here, the place would come to a standstill, rooms would not be opening quick enough, doctors wouldn't be able to do there work, nurses wouldn't be able to do there work, it's a team effort and everybody has to help."

On the Frontline with the National Ambulance Service

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SIPTU members in the National Ambulance Service are among the essential workers on the frontline dealing with the health crisis resulting from the Covid-19 Emergency.

Dublin Fire Brigade: Facing the challenges together

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A message from SIPTU members in Dublin Fire Brigade working on the frontline of the COVID-19 public health emergency.


Sick Pay ICTU

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is calling for mandatory sick pay for all workers in Ireland. Read More

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Sisters of Charity workers staying strong and fighting for fairness

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 Sisters of Charity workers staying strong and fighting for fairness #PayUpSisters

Address to the Oireachtas Committee on Aviation

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Neil McGowan, SIPTU Aviation Sector Organiser addressing the Oireachtas Committee on COVID-19 Response today (Friday, 24th July)

SIPTU members on the #Covid19 frontline

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Essential workers stood by us during our time of crisis. Now it's time that we stand up for them.

National Return to Work Safely Protocol

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Exposure to COVID-19 is a public health risk which affects all citizens. The COVID-19 pandemic also has implications for all workplaces as it can present a health risk to workers and other persons at a place of work. The reopening of the economy goes hand-in-hand with the provision of public health measures to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19 as well as the existing occupational health and safety measures.

Stop67

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Stop67 - SIPTU campaign to stop the pension age increase