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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.

Unions condemn further job losses at Bord na Mόna and call for immediate talks

The Bord na Mόna (BNM) Group of Unions has condemned announcements made yesterday (Wednesday, 16th October) by the Government and company as an attempt to portray further job losses as part of a ‘Just Transition’ plan for workers. Read More

Speed camera van workers to conduct 72-hour work stoppage on October bank holiday

A 72-hour work stoppage has been announced by SIPTU members working for the national speed camera van operator GoSafe from 9.00 a.m. on 26th October, along with additional industrial action which commenced on today (16th October), in a dispute related to working conditions and union recognition at the company. Read More

SIPTU conference told that Brexit ‘backstop’ is vital for workers

SIPTU delegates attending the union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Cork, have heard that the maintenance of the so-called Brexit ‘backstop’ following the UK leaving the EU was vital for workers North and South. 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.