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FSU achieves employee data protection commitments

Jan 29 2020, 16:13    FSU

FSU is campaigning on employee data protection, right to disconnect and skills as part of Future of Work agenda. This week FSU achieved two important written commitments into the privacy statement of Ulster Bank/RBS. These commitments re-confirm the protection of employee data from commodification and a rights’ focussed approach for employees recognising the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the ILO’s code of practice on the protection of workers data. We all hear of how …


  • Your Say on Work in Finance: The Results    FSU Earlier this year, members took part in the FSU Finance Workers Survey. Thank you to everyone for participating. By doing so, you helped to paint an honest picture of work and life in the finance and technology sectors. The full results can be found at https://yoursayonfinance.org/. Alternatively …
  • Union reiterates call for “right to disconnect” legislation    FSU Union welcomes Minister’s call for policy, but says legislation is needed to tackle “always on” culture The Financial Services Union has welcomed an announcement by Business Minister Heather Humphreys that she will bring forward a policy on the” right to disconnect” …
  • Petition for the ‘right to disconnect’ gains momentum    FSU Petition for the ‘right to disconnect’ gains momentum   The Financial Services Union has launched a petition seeking legislation on the ‘right to disconnect’. The Union says that new laws are required to counteract the ‘always on’ culture, whereby workers …
  • Union calls for "right to disconnect" legislation on World Mental Health Day    FSU The Financial Service Union has made the call as part the of launch of a major University of Limerick report into the future of work and skills The Financial Services Union (FSU) has marked World Mental Health Day by launching a call for legislation on the “right to disconnect.” The …
  • Union call for collective bargaining to "transform Irish economy."    FSU Union calls for collective bargaining to” transform Irish economy”   Finance union says collective bargaining will lead to “better outcomes for workers.”   The ICTU biennial delegate conference has passed a motion from the Financial …
  • FSU opposes "Ulster Bank in name only"    FSU FSU has condemned proposals to end the Ulster Bank banking license in Northern Ireland, saying this would lead to "Ulster Bank in name only."   Speaking after a meeting of Ulster Bank representatives, Gareth Murphy, Acting FSU General Secretary said:   "We now know that RBS proposes …
  • Submission to Public Consultation on Evaluation of Community Banking and Local Provision of Banking and Financial Services in Ireland.    FSU The FSU recently submitted to the Public Consultation on Evaluation of Community Banking and Local Provision of Banking and Financial Services in Ireland.  Our priorities are to support our members in the delivery of high quality, sustainable banking services locally to customers so as: To …
  • Union representative on new Banking Culture Board to call for "real, meaningful change"    FSU Gareth Murphy, Acting General Secretary of the Financial Services Union, called for a process of "real, meaningful change" as he took his place on the new Banking Culture Board. Speaking from the launch of the board this morning, Mr Murphy said: "I am pleased to take my place on the Banking Culture …