The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) is hosting a celebration of the role trade unions played in the struggle for LGBT+ equality in Ireland. The discussion takes place from 6:00pm to 7:15pm this evening (Wednesday, 26th June).
Fórsa, Siptu and INMO unions, representing St Patrick Centre staff in Kilkenny, have sought the intervention of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) to assist with ongoing industrial relations difficulties at St Patrick’s Centre and have deferred balloting members for industrial action pending developments.
A long-awaited circular on a facility for the purchase and transfer of retirement benefits for members of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme has been released by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER).
The battle for decent work “is a defining battle of our times,” according to Michael D Higgins. Speaking at the five-yearly congress of the European Federation of Public Service Unions earlier this month, the President applauded the role of trade unions in upholding the “hard-won rights of workers across Europe as we continue to face the challenges and obstacles to a fairer society.”
Stronger Together is the official podcast of Fórsa’s Sligo Health and Local Government branch and went live on the Anchor podcasting platform at the end of May. The podcast is presented by Sligo branch members Irene Tiernan and Rodrigo Frade.