Lots of new information about recently-increased salary scales, Fórsa membership benefits, travel and subsistence payments, and rights at work have recently been uploaded to the union’s website.
The site, which has been live since March this year, attracts around 6,000 visitors each week. It’s currently being updated with news pages and information, including a menu system based on the site’s most popular and most searched-for content.
Fórsa will host a special joint meeting of its Local Government and Municipal Employees divisions on Monday 3rd December, to formulate the union’s response to government proposals for the transformation of Irish Water.
Commentators have credited Fórsa with forcing a Government U-turn on an Irish Water referendum after the Cabinet decided last week to consult the Attorney General (AG) on a plebiscite to guarantee that water services stay in public ownership.
A senior Fórsa official has called on the Public Service Pay Commission (PSPC) to press on with examinations of recruitment and retention difficulties in all parts of the public service where it has identified issues, now that it has concluded its work on nurses and medical consultants