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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 says proposed reform legislation cannot ignore funding crisis in education

SIPTU representatives have today (Wednesday, 17th July) said that any proposed legislation to introduce greater regulation and reform to the governance of higher education cannot be used to divert attention away from the growing funding crisis facing the sector. Read More

Markievicz/Partridge summer school to focus on equality and early years

On Friday 26th July, the SIPTU Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon (SLR) District Council will launch its third annual Markievicz/Partridge summer school at 5 p.m. in the Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon, county Leitrim. Read More

SIPTU members in National Ambulance Service to ballot for strike action

SIPTU Ambulance Sector representatives have today (Monday, 15th July) confirmed that SIPTU members working in the National Ambulance Service (NAS) in Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare will be balloted for industrial action, up to and including strike action, over the failure of NAS management to rectify problems with a new payroll system. 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. 

Venezuelan Network Event 2019

SIPTU General Secretary Designate, Joe Cunningham presenting copies of a Workers’ Republic to Rocio Maneiro, Venezuelan Ambassador to Ireland and UK and Guisell Morales, Nicaraguan Ambassador to Ireland and UK before the Venezuelan Network event in Liberty Hall on Monday, 15th July, 2019.


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Mother Jones Festival 2019

Mother Jones Festival, Wednesday, 31st July - Saturday, 3rd August 2019. ‌ Read more

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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.