The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is surveying workers on their experience of workplace harassment as part of its campaign for better reporting arrangements and stronger protection for workers who experience and report harassment and abuse at work. It wants Fórsa members to participate in its anonymous questionnaire, which takes less than ten minutes to complete. You can access the survey HERE, and it can be completed anytime until 15th November.
Fórsa has asked the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) to help develop a ‘roadmap,’ with milestones for progress in future negotiations between Irish Water, the local government department and water unions.
The prospect of industrial action over local authority employers’ refusal to discuss a job evaluation scheme for clerical and admin staff in the sector has increased after their representative body refused to attend a Labour Court hearing on the issue.
Fórsa and other unions in Dublin City Council have developed a new waste management proposal off the back of a cross-party composite motion calling for the remunicipalisation of household waste services. The motion was passed last July.
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has teamed up with the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) to jointly demand that the Government commits to passing the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill before Christmas.