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Workers at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council first day of strike action set for Thursday 3rd December

Nov 20 2020, 16:29    SIPTU

All four staff trade unions, Unite, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU, agree first twenty-four hour action to defend pay and conditions


  • SIPTU members in Section 39 organisations to commence industrial action    SIPTU SIPTU members in CoAction and South Doc, which are HSE funded services based in county Cork and Kerry, have voted in favour of industrial action as part of a country-wide campaign for pay restoration by workers in Section 39 organisations.
  • SIPTU members in Section 39 organisations to commence industrial action    SIPTU SIPTU members in CoAction and South Doc, which are HSE funded services based in county Cork and Kerry, have voted in favour of industrial action as part of a country-wide campaign for pay restoration by workers in Section 39 organisations.
  • SIPTU report shows pay for childcare workers is far behind international levels    SIPTU SIPTU has published research today (Wednesday, 18th November), which indicates that workers employed in the Early Years sector in Ireland are paid far less than their counterparts in other countries.
  • SIPTU report shows pay for childcare workers is far behind international levels    SIPTU SIPTU has published research today (Wednesday, 18th November), which indicates that workers employed in the Early Years sector in Ireland are paid far less than their counterparts in other countries.
  • Equity welcomes basic income scheme for Arts’ workers    SIPTU Irish Equity has welcomed the proposal to introduce a basic income scheme for workers in the Arts sector. The scheme is among a range of supports for artists and performers which are proposed in the report of the Arts and Culture Recovery Task Force and which was accepted by the Government today.
  • Equity welcomes basic income scheme for Arts’ workers    SIPTU Irish Equity has welcomed the proposal to introduce a basic income scheme for workers in the Arts sector. The scheme is among a range of supports for artists and performers which are proposed in the report of the Arts and Culture Recovery Task Force and which was accepted by the Government today.
  • Equity welcomes basic income scheme for Arts’ workers    SIPTU Irish Equity has welcomed the proposal to introduce a basic income scheme for workers in the Arts sector. The scheme is among a range of supports for artists and performers which are proposed in the report of the Arts and Culture Recovery Task Force and which was accepted by the Government today.
  • SIPTU seeks redeployment by Rehab Enterprises of Smiles Newsagents workers    SIPTU SIPTU representatives are seeking the redeployment by Rehab Enterprises of workers employed by Smiles Newsagents who have been informed that they will lose their jobs by the end of the year.