Fórsa’s elected national executive met yesterday (Thursday) and voted overwhelmingly to recommend the public service pay package proposed by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) earlier this week.
Fórsa officials are engaged in intense discussions with Dublin City Council management over the its proposed ‘super depot.’
Fórsa has called for an urgent Government commitment to a referendum on the right to housing, with a firm date for voting, in its latest submission on the issue.
Fórsa has organised a series of local briefings on the Irish Water transformation programme and the associated framework document.
The amalgamation of three departments at Louth County Council will be delayed until October to allow for proper consultation with Fórsa.
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has called on the Government to increase the national minimum wage from €10.50 to €12 per hour in this month’s budget.
An event defining the relationship between Irish Travellers and the State in the century up to 2022 is being held in National University of Ireland Galway on 16th and 17th September.