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SIPTU demands a voice for health workers on Nursing Home Expert Panel

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Sunday 24th, May) condemned the failure of Government to include a voice for health workers on the Nursing Home Expert Panel, established by Minister for Health, Simon Harris, in response to the performance of the sector dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak.
  • May 24th 2020 at 18:36

SIPTU representatives call on Aer Lingus to ensure current pay arrangements continue

SIPTU representatives at Aer Lingus have called on the company to continue with current pay arrangements following a statement by the company that it will unilaterally cut pay and working hours after 21st June.
  • May 22nd 2020 at 18:08

TUF agrees additional layer of protection for construction workers with CIF

The Trade Union Federation, comprising Ireland's largest construction unions, SIPTU, BATU and Connect have signed a landmark agreement with the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) to ensure the safety of workers across the industry.
  • May 21st 2020 at 10:28

SIPTU and MRCI complain to HSA over its failure to inspect meat plants

SIPTU representatives and the Migrants Rights Council of Ireland (MRCI) have written to the chief executive of the Health And Safety Authority (HSA) to complain about its failure to carry out inspections in meat plants across the country where there have been more than 850 cases of Coronavirus. The union and the MRCI were responding to remarks made to the Oireachtas committee on Covid-19 yesterday by the chief executive of the HSA, Dr Sharon McGuinness.
  • May 20th 2020 at 18:01

SIPTU calls for discussions with daa over planned reduction in numbers employed in Dublin and Cork airports

SIPTU representatives have called for urgent discussions with the management of the Dublin Airport Authority (daa) after the announcement today that the company is seeking to reduce the workforce in Dublin and Cork airports by up to 1000 people.
  • May 19th 2020 at 14:19

SIPTU demands government action to combat the rising numbers of health workers testing positive for Covid-19

SIPTU Health Division representatives have today (Monday, 18th May) demanded that the Government publishes a full and transparent breakdown of the health settings where over 7,600 workers have now tested positive for Covid-19.
  • May 18th 2020 at 18:09

SIPTU urges National Pen to recognise SIPTU as workers’ representative

Workers at National Pen in Dundalk, county Louth have insisted that they wish to be represented by SIPTU during discussions on redundancy terms following the decision by the company to remove 176 employees from its workforce.
  • May 13th 2020 at 17:27

SIPTU supports separate department for third level education

SIPTU’s Education Sector Committee has called for the establishment of a separate government department for third level education and research.
  • May 13th 2020 at 14:46

SIPTU says retention of Department of Children and Youth Affairs is vital

SIPTU and the Big Start Campaign are calling on political leaders to retain the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) in order to ensure that issues relevant to children remain a priority at the highest level of government.
  • May 11th 2020 at 16:22

SIPTU says government must immediately revise childcare policy for essential workers

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Tuesday, 5th May) called on the Government to immediately revise the date for the reopening of childcare facilities and to offer a special β€œannual leave credit” for all health and essential workers.
  • May 5th 2020 at 15:41

SIPTU says retention of Department of Children and Youth Affairs is vital

SIPTU and the Big Start Campaign are calling on political leaders to retain the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) in order to ensure that issues relevant to children remain a priority at the highest level of government.
  • May 11th 2020 at 16:22

SIPTU demands Government intervention to protect agency workers

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Sunday 10th, May) demanded immediate government intervention to ensure that all health workers who are battling to stop the spread of Covid-19 are treated equally.
  • May 10th 2020 at 17:18

SIPTU says government must immediately revise childcare policy for essential workers

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Tuesday, 5th May) called on the Government to immediately revise the date for the reopening of childcare facilities and to offer a special β€œannual leave credit” for all health and essential workers.
  • May 5th 2020 at 15:41

Early Years organisations Launch New Model Early Years and School Age Services

SIPTU along with several other Early Years organisations have today (Friday, 1st May) launched a Model of Early Years and School Age Services which has long term benefits for children, families, the economy and society.
  • May 1st 2020 at 17:33

SIPTU calls for detailed discussions on Aer Lingus plans for job losses

SIPTU representatives have today (1st May) called for detailed discussions with management in Aer Lingus following the announcement that the company intends to cut job numbers by 20%.
  • May 1st 2020 at 16:04

SIPTU calls for temperature testing and PPE for meat and dairy plant workers

SIPTU representatives have called for the mandatory temperature testing and the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for workers in meat and dairy processing plants following the confirmation of clusters of Covid-19 infections in a number of facilities.
  • May 1st 2020 at 12:08

SIPTU secures pay for student radiographers working on Covid-19 frontline

SIPTU representatives have today (Friday, 1st May) confirmed the union has secured an agreement offering student radiographers working on the frontline of the Covid-19 crisis a paid contract of employment.
  • May 1st 2020 at 10:42

SIPTU and Migrant Rights Centre raise concerns over safety at Liffey Meats in Cavan

SIPTU and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) have called on the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) to immediately inspect the Liffey Meats facility in Ballyjamesduff, county Cavan, to ensure its compliance with Covid-19 precautions.
  • April 28th 2020 at 16:49

SIPTU says government childcare plan has caused huge anger on Covid frontline

SIPTU Health representatives have today (Thursday, 23rd April) said the Government’s plan to meet the childcare needs of health and other essential workers falls well short of what is required by all workers on the frontline of the Covid-19 crisis.
  • April 23rd 2020 at 13:05

SIPTU seeks agreement with HSE on deployment of Section 39 workers

SIPTU representatives are seeking assurances that staff working for Section 39 employers are not forced to re-deploy to HSE facilities to which they have no contractual obligations or the necessary qualifications to care for vulnerable patients. Section 39 employers include private sector organisations such as Rehab, St John Of God’s, the Irish Wheelchair Association and many other care suppliers in the private sector which receive public funding through the HSE.
  • April 22nd 2020 at 14:17
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