New from IMPACT
The latest e-bulletin issued on 19TH November and covered issues on pay rises for school secretaries and caretakers, FEMPI bill, the IMPACT ballot at Irish water and IMPACT’s reaction to the dropping of universal health insurance, plus more issues.
‘How well informed are Pension Scheme members on their future pensions,’ ESRI Report, 13 October 2015. This paper assesses levels of knowledge of pensions using a representative sample of older Irish adults.
Amendment to Pensions Authority guidance notes on the pension provision of Family Law Act 1995. The Pensions Authority 4th November.
‘Budget 2016, Taxation, Housing,’ Relate, Citizens Information Board, Vol 42, Issue 11. Developments in social services, policy and legislation in Ireland. Click HERE to download or hard copy in library.
‘Trade union realpolik response to crisis may have avoided further marginalisation,’ Industrial Relations News, IRN 42, 19 November 2015. "For Irish trade union to have acted other than the way they did in the recent crisis would have risked further marginalization" according to UCD accademic John Geary. Hard copy in library.
‘Filling the gap,’ IPPR, November 2015, UK based. Tax and fiscal options for a sustainable UK health and social care system. Read HERE
Trends in health spending, NERI Research in Brief, Paul Goldrick-Kelly, November 2015, (No. 28).
UK Trade Union Bill - Campaign
‘Opposition to Trade Union Bill gets louder,’ In Focus, Unison, November 2015. Local authorities, health trusts and other organisations have spoken against the proposed bill, and fears that it could increase industrial unrest. Hard copy in library.
‘The TU Bill: our stories,’ In Focus, Unison, November 2015. Two Unison members talk about their jobs and why they believe the Trade Union Bill would damage the valuable service they provide. Hard copy in library.
Homelessness Rally, Tuesday 1st December at 5.00pm. Assemble at GPO, Dublin. Click HERE for more information.
ESRI 7th Annual Conference – Growing up in Ireland, Thursday 3rd December from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Dublin Castle. More details HERE.
Lauch of Quarterly Economic Observer, Winter 2015, NERI, Tuesday 8th December, Belfast. Register and further details HERE
‘Impact of Lisbon Treaty on employment law,’ Irish Centre for European Law, 11 December 2015, Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin. For more details click HERE.
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