Pay scales have been updated on the Fórsa website to reflect the fifth income adjustment under the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA). The 1.75% adjustment, which came into effect on 1st September 2019, applies to civil and public servants who are covered by the PSSA.
An estimated four million people took part in the largest ever worldwide mobilisation for action on the climate crisis last Friday. The Irish organisers of the global climate strike said tens of thousands attended campaign events in more than 50 Irish cities and towns. These included large demonstrations in Dublin and Cork.
Frances O’Grady, the general secretary of the Trade Union Congress – the British equivalent of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions – will be among the speakers at Fórsa’s first global solidarity conference, which takes place in Dublin on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November.