The See Change campaign for positive mental health is underway throughout September. Each year the organisation rolls out its month-long national Green Ribbon initiative to encourage people in Ireland to end mental health stigma and discrimination. This is the ninth successive year of the campaign.
A national one-day strike by school secretaries and caretakers, which was scheduled to take place this week, was deferred when the education department made significant concessions in a Workplace Relations Commission-brokered negotiation.
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has expressed "significant concerns” about the targets for public housing provision, affordable housing and cost rental homes set out in the Government’s new housing policy.
The new home for all of Fórsa’s training and development initiatives was launched yesterday (16th September). The Fórsa Skills Academy will offer a wide range of introductory, expanded and advanced training designed for the union’s workplace representatives and branch activists.