Jan 17 2020, 18:02 SIPTUSIPTU representatives have rejected a claim by finance minister, Paschal Donohoe, that the State cannot afford to stop the increase in the pension age to 67 years in 2021. Responding to finance minister, Paschal Donohoe, who questioned how the €200 million cost of such a policy could be funded, SIPTU Researcher, Michael Taft, said that it could be financed from the existing Social Insurance Fund.
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- Unite in health suspends action and will ballot members on Department of Health pay offer UNITE Regional Industrial Sector Committee votes to suspend plans for escalated industrial action Union will recommend acceptance of offer which promises pay parity and further uplift in 2020 Unite Regional Officer for Health Kevin McAdam confirmed his union would be joining … Continue reading …
- Northern Ireland health workers suspend strike and vote on government pay offer UNISON Union thanks public for unwavering supportThe article Northern Ireland health workers suspend strike and vote on government pay offer first appeared on the UNISON National site.
- SIPTU members demanding real action on pension age increases from North West election candidates SIPTU Up to 150 SIPTU members and activists, working in the health service across the North West of Ireland, will gather for a special “Stop67” campaign event tonight in the Glasshouse Hotel, Sligo (Thursday, 16th January) at 7.00 p.m.
- SIPTU hopeful after meeting with Minister for Sport to discuss future of FAI SIPTU A SIPTU delegation met the Minister for Sport, Shane Ross, today (Wednesday, 15th January) in Government Buildings in Dublin, to discuss the future of the FAI and the protection of the livelihoods of union members employed by the Association.
- CE Supervisors balloting for industrial action in dispute over pension rights SIPTU Community Employment (CE) Supervisors are voting in a ballot for industrial action, up to and including strike action, in a dispute concerning the failure of the Government to implement a Labour Court recommendation regarding their right to a pension.
- ICTU Executive welcomes opportunities for workers after return of devolution to Stormont NICICTU ICTU NEWS RELEASE 15 January 2020 Welcoming the return of devolution at Stormont and power sharing involving all five major NI parties, ICTU General Secretary Patricia King spoke on behalf of the trade union movement in both Northern Ireland and …