Fórsa is one of the unions that has formed the coalition behind the ‘Keep Water Public’ campaign. Launched yesterday (Thursday), the campaign calls on the Government to confirm a date for a constitutional referendum on the public ownership of water services.
Among the income measures introduced in last month’s Budget was a resolution to the Taxes Consolidation Act (1997), increasing the amount an employer can provide to an employee with a small non-cash benefit, such as a voucher.
Over eighty-per-cent of Coillte workers would prefer a hybrid approach to work, as we emerge from the pandemic. That’s according to the results of a survey of staff at the State forestry company, published this month.
Owen Reidy has been appointed as the new general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, replacing Patricia King, who stepped down from the post this month. Owen’s appointment followed a competitive interview process for the general secretary post.