Fórsa is currently advertising two assistant general secretary posts, based the union's Dublin office. These senior posts involve the provision of a wide range of trade union services to Fórsa branches and members and the closing date for applications is Friday 7th June.
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The union has reached a draft agreement with local government employers on confined promotion competitions in local authorities. It intends to put the outcome to a ballot once the final details have been worked out.
Ten national political parties, who between them fielded over 1,000 candidates in last week’s local elections, have signed up to a trade union pledge to increase local authority funding and restore local council powers in areas like housing, water and environmental protection.