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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.

Tara Mines unions to resist the attack on PAYE workers through flat rate expenses reductions

Unions representing employees in Boliden Tara Mines in Navan, county Meath, have called for the reversal of a decision to drastically reduce an allowance which has been in place for mine workers since 1990. Read More

CE Supervisors to meet with TDs to call for return of community sector High Level Forum

Community Employment (CE) Supervisors will visit Dáil Éireann to present a letter to TDs demanding they put pressure on Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, to reconvene the Community Sector High-Level Forum, at 12.00 p.m. on Tuesday (19th November). Read More

SIPTU members in SK biotek in Swords begin 24-hour pickets following lockout

SIPTU members at the SK biotek, the pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Swords, County Dublin, commenced a 24-hour, seven days a week, picket (Thursday, 14th November) outside the plant in response to a lockout by management. 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.