The second pay adjustment provided for in the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) came into effect from 1st October 2018. The adjustment is the second this year, following a 1% adjustment in January.
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CE supervisors and assistant supervisors are to ballot for industrial action, as the 10-year dispute over pensions remains unresolved.
The Civil Service rate for overnight domestic subsistence allowance has increased, effective from 1st October, following an agreed review.
Newly agreed measures on public service new entrants’ pay will mean that public servants will no longer be at a long-term disadvantage based on the year in which they were recruited.
Fórsa and the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority have established a joint industrial relation council to deal with matters including pay, working conditions and employment practices.
The National Museums Science & Arts Attendants branch recently celebrated reaching agreement in the long running pay and overtime integration negotiations.
Last week's Raise the Roof rally took place outside Leinster house. There was a strong Fórsa presence, with branch campaign officers, activists and staff from throughout the country in attendance.
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ report on its housing lobbying campaign shows strong support among TDs for radical action to tackle the housing and homelessness crisis.