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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.

Talks over health dispute adjourned

SIPTU representatives have confirmed this evening (Thursday, 13th June) that talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) aimed at resolving a dispute on job evaluation have adjourned until Monday 17th June. Read More

SIPTU to enter WRC talks in health dispute

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Wednesday, 12th June) accepted an invitation to attend exploratory talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) tomorrow (Thursday, 13th June) at 2.30pm to discuss the dispute on job evaluation. The dispute has led to the scheduled strike action of 10,000 health workers, which is due to commence on Thursday, 20th June. Read More

SIPTU members begin a series of work stoppages at Cabinteely Community School

SIPTU members, working as cleaners, at Cabinteely Community School, Dublin, have today (10th, June) commenced the first in a series of work stoppages in a dispute over the proposed outsourcing of their work to a private contract cleaning company. 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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Unions call for enhanced local authority powers as Ireland ranks last in EU local democracy index. READ MORE

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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.