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New Covid-testing staff to free up HSCPs
by Niall Shanahan

Fórsa is in active negotiations to ensure there’s a clear pathway for HSCP staff to return to their clinical posts over the next few weeks, as Covid-testing and swabbing staff are now being actively recruited.

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Applications open for 3rd level grant scheme
by Róisín McKane

 

 

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Union guidance on remote working

 

 

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ICTU wants help for Lesbos refugees
by Mehak Dugal

 

 

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Unions want action for Debenhams workers
by Mehak Dugal

 

 

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Update your contact details

 

 

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Join Fórsa online

 

 

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Fórsa: Here to support you

 

 

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Dublin workers face tighter restrictions
by Bernard Harbor
 

Employees in Dublin will face enhanced work-related restrictions if the Government puts the capital at ‘phase three’ of its new framework for living with Covid-19.

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Final phase of pay deal sanctioned
by Bernard Harbor
 

The Government has sanctioned the payment of the final phase of the union-negotiated Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA), which expires at the end of 2020.

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Minister recognises Fórsa members’ contribution
by Niall Shanahan
 

Fórsa’s national health team met last week (Monday 7th September) with the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD. 

 

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Pharmacists back new career structure proposals
by Niall Shanahan
 

Hospital pharmacist members working in acute hospitals have backed a range of proposals to revise career structures in a ballot of members. The ballot passed by just over 67% on a turnout of 65%.

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Section 39 staff want pay equality
by Hazel Gavigan
 

Section 39 workers have united in a digital campaign, highlighting the failure of successive governments to address their 13-year long pay freeze. ‘Unfinished business: Don’t ignore community services’ is calling on the Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green party administration to take action, and ensure equal pay for equal work.  

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Health staff seek fair redundancies
by Niall Shanahan
 

Healthcare workers are being denied fair redundancies at three care facilities run by the Sisters of Charity in Dublin.

 

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4-day week: Most think four-day week realistic
Almost half of employers believe four day week ‘feasible’ in their workplace
by Niall Shanahan
 

The Four Day Week Ireland campaign has published the results of a new survey on public attitudes to a four-day working week. 

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