Latest news from SIPTU
Mar 21 2019, 16:43 SIPTUOver 100 Community Employment (CE)supervisors discussed an escalation in their industrial action aimed at forcing the Government to implement a Labour Court recommendation regarding their right to a pension, at a meeting in the Midlands Hotel in Portlaoise, County Laois, today (Thursday, 21st March).
- SIPTU says University Hospital Limerick ward closure is in breach of PSSA SIPTU SIPTU representatives have informed management that its proposal to close a ward in University Hospital Limerick, without consultation with unions, will constitute a breach of the terms of the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA).
- SIPTU members support #FundTheFuture protest tomorrow SIPTU SIPTU representatives have confirmed that members working in the Education Sector will be supporting the #FundTheFuture protest tomorrow (Thursday, 21st March), in higher education campuses across the country.
- ITF calls for immediate action to assist Indonesian fishers stranded in Dingle SIPTU The ITF has called for the immediate payment of all monies due to them and assistance to return home for a group of Indonesian fishers who have been stranded in Dingle, County Kerry, since Monday, 11th March, when they left their vessel due to unbearable working conditions.
- SIPTU supports strike by school students to highlight threat of climate change SIPTU SIPTU members will be supporting the strike by school students and associated events across the country tomorrow (Friday, 15th March) as part of a global day of action by young people protesting at the lack of response by world leaders to tackling climate change.
- SIPTU NEC expresses deep concern at prospect of hard or disorganised Brexit SIPTU The National Executive Council of SIPTU has expressed its deep concern at the economic, political and social implications for workers in Ireland of a ‘no deal’, hard or disorganised Brexit. Following a meeting of the NEC at Liberty Hall, Dublin, today (Thursday, 14th March) it issued …
- SIPTU describes “no deal” Brexit tariff proposals as unacceptable SIPTU The threat by the British government of punitive tariffs on Irish products entering the UK in the event of a no deal Brexit, has been described as unacceptable by SIPTU deputy general secretary for the private sector, Gerry McCormack. Tens of thousands of members of SIPTU are involved in the …
- SIPTU seeks referral of enhanced nursing contract to the Labour Court SIPTU Members of the SIPTU Nursing and Midwifery Sector Committee have today (Tuesday, 12th March) sought to refer proposals for the introduction of an enhanced Nursing and Midwifery contract to the Labour Court.
- SIPTU members serve notice of industrial action at Liebherr Cranes Ltd, Killarney SIPTU SIPTU members working in Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. Killarney, Co Kerry have today (Tuesday, 12th March) confirmed that they have served notice of industrial action at the company.