Jul 20 2018, 13:57 SIPTUWorkers and trade union organisers assembled outside a building site, on Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, this morning (Friday, 30th July) to highlight reports of subcontractors failing to comply with legally binding terms and conditions for employees in the industry.
- SIPTU welcomes payment of outstanding wages to Bray Wanderers FC players SIPTU SIPTU representatives have welcomed the confirmation that outstanding wages and arrears due to the players of Bray Wanderers FC are being processed this evening (Thursday, 19th July).
- National Minimum Wage continues to chase the Living Wage as the economy roars - Congress SIPTU Today, the Low Pay Commission recommended to the Government that the hourly rate of the National Minimum Wage be increased by 0.25c, from €9.55 to €9.80 per hour. Workers on a 39-hours contract would see their gross wage increase by €9.75 a week under this proposal.
- SIPTU meets Liebherr management in relation to proposed three-day week SIPTU SIPTU representatives are in negotiations with the management of Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd concerning a proposal to place workers on a three-day working week and the suspension of the sick pay scheme at its manufacturing plant in Killarney, county Kerry.
- NUJ calls on BBC to appeal against Cliff Richard verdict NUJ The judgement has serious implications for media freedom in the coverage of criminal cases and an appeal warrants broader support from the industry which will be affected by this verdict.
- National Minimum Wage continues to chase the Living Wage as the economy roars - Congress ICTU National Minimum Wage continues to chase the Living Wage as the economy roars - Congress Today, the Low Pay Commission recommended to the Government that the hourly rate of the National Minimum Wage be increased by 0.25c, from €9.55 to €9.80 per hour. Workers on a 39-hours contract …
- #SomosTélam: support the Argentinian news agency workers’ fight for jobs NUJ The NUJ is joining the International Federation of Journalists' campaign to support the 350 journalists sacked at Télam in an attempt by the government to control the editorial content of the agency.
- Buzzfeed staff vote against representation by NUJ for collective bargaining NUJ Chapel said: "BuzzFeed has poured considerable resources into challenging our bid for recognition."
- Drastic cuts to the BBC's political coverage "a disservice to viewers" NUJ NUJ says it will fight any compulsory redundancies and said the cuts to Parliamentary programming made no sense in the context of Brexit and the current political landscape.