Latest news from SIPTU
May 22 2019, 17:19 SIPTUSIPTU activists will be supporting secondary school student groups in organising major rallies across the country during their strike for action on climate change, which is taking place on Friday, 24thMay.
- SIPTU National Executive Council supports ‘Yes’ vote in divorce referendum SIPTU SIPTU’s National Executive Council (NEC) is calling on union members to vote ‘Yes’ in the divorce referendum on Friday, 24thMay. In a statement today (22ndMay) the NEC said:
- SIPTU secures funding to restore pay for thousands of Section 39 workers SIPTU SIPTU representatives have today (Wednesday, 22nd May) confirmed that a process for restoring the pay of thousands of Section 39 workers has commenced in health and social care facilities across the country.
- SIPTU members working as support staff vote for strike action SIPTU SIPTU members working as health service support staff have voted by 94% to 6% in favour of taking strike action in a dispute concerning the implementation of a job evaluation scheme.
- SIPTU seek urgent meeting with GSK management over proposed sale of Cork plant SIPTU SIPTU representatives are seeking an urgent meeting with the senior management ofGSK following an announcement today (Thursday, 16thMay) that themulti-national pharmaceutical company has sold its manufacturing plant in Ringaskiddy, county Cork, to Thermo Fisher Scientific.
- SIPTU seeks urgent meeting with Minister for Sport concerning FAI finances SIPTU SIPTU representatives are seeking an urgent meeting with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, to discuss the threat to jobs in the FAI due to the precarious financial situation of the organisation.
- SIPTU welcomes new Sector Employment Order which gives pay increases to construction workers SIPTU SIPTU members in the construction industry have welcomed a pay increase and other improvements granted under a new Sector Employment Order (SEO) which was introduced by the Government in a ministerial order today.
- CE Supervisors suspend strike following commitment to resolve pensions issue SIPTU Community Employment (CE) supervisors have suspended five days of strike action, which was scheduled [https://www.forsa.ie/ce-supervisors-to-take-strike-action/] to commence on Monday (13th May).
- Trade unions to meet management concerning threatened Cadbury job losses SIPTU SIPTU and Unite representatives will meet with the management of Mondelez Ireland early next week to discuss the announcement by the company that it is seeking to implement 70 job losses at its Cadbury production plant in Coolock, Dublin 5.