Fórsa is inviting members to apply to its third-level grant support scheme, which gives limited financial assistance to those undertaking certified educational courses – up to third level – that will assist them in carrying out their union representative role.
Local authority workers will see their pay increase by 1.75% from this month. The increase, which takes effect from 1st September, was negotiated by Fórsa as part of the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA).
Fórsa’s new general secretary has expressed frustration at the Government’s handling of the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA), and says there is a risk of the agreement unravelling unless there is urgent action to address its weaknesses.
Fórsa has welcomed a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) adjudication, which found that rental adverts on the property website daft.ie were discriminatory. The WRC said the ads discriminated on the grounds of housing status, age and family status.