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Oct 17 2019, 14:27 SIPTUThe Bord na Mόna (BNM) Group of Unions has condemned announcements made yesterday (Wednesday, 16th October) by the Government and company as an attempt to portray further job losses as part of a ‘Just Transition’ plan for workers.
- Speed camera van workers to conduct 72-hour work stoppage on October bank holiday SIPTU A 72-hour work stoppage has been announced by SIPTU members working for the national speed camera van operator GoSafe from 9.00 a.m. on 26th October, along with additional industrial action which commenced on today (16th October), in a dispute related to working conditions and union recognition at …
- SIPTU conference told that Brexit ‘backstop’ is vital for workers SIPTU SIPTU delegates attending the union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Cork, have heard that the maintenance of the so-called Brexit ‘backstop’ following the UK leaving the EU was vital for workers North and South.
- SIPTU conference calls on Government to lift health service recruitment embargo SIPTU SIPTU delegates have voted unanimously in favour of a call on the Government to lift the embargo on recruitment into the health services and to immediately fill all vacate positions at the union’s Biennial Conference taking place in City Hall, Cork, today (9th, October).
- SIPTU members condemn cruel and unjust Government freeze on the minimum wage SIPTU SIPTU delegates attending the union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Cork, have today (Wednesday, 9th October) unanimously voted in favour of an emergency motion condemning the Government for deferring a 30 cents per hour increase in the minimum wage.
- SIPTU to escalate childcare campaign after failure of Budget 2020 to address crisis SIPTU SIPTU representatives have expressed disappointment at the failure of the Government to address the low pay and staffing crisis in childcare in Budget 2020 and have vowed to escalate the union’s campaign by workers in the sector.
- SIPTU criticises contradictory and regressive Budget SIPTU SIPTU General Secretary designate, Joe Cunningham, has said that Budget 2020 is muddled, contradictory and regressive.
- SIPTU calls for urgent introduction of new national safety standards in ports and docks SIPTU SIPTU has called for urgent action by the Government to ensure new national safety standards are put into place in ports and docks following a series of recent fatalities in these workplaces.
- SIPTU and USI strengthen relationship with new agreement on joint campaigns SIPTU SIPTU and the Union of Students of Ireland (USI) have today (Monday, 7th October) announced the renewal of an agreement between the two organisations to facilitate joint campaigns and provide third level students with support in the workplace.