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  • Library workers withdraw cooperation from staffless services 1 December 2016 -   IMPACT has urged local government minister Simon Coveney to meet worker representatives to discuss concerns over the expansion of ‘staffless’ libraries. The call came after the union’s 1,200 library workers backed industrial action by a margin of 9-1, with a voting turnout of 83%. The union’s Local Government Divisional Executive Committee will today (Thursday) […]
  • Staff plan New Year strike over continuing violence at Oberstown 30 November 2016 -   IMPACT members working at Oberstown Children Detention Campus (Oberstown) have overwhelmingly backed strike action because of ongoing fears over the safety of staff facing violent incidents at the detention centre. A ballot of 128 staff at Oberstown returned a vote of almost 94% in favour of strike action. IMPACT’s health and welfare executive will […]
  • Government agrees to talks on pay restoration 29 November 2016 - IMPACT has today (Tuesday) welcomed the Government’s decision to agree to early talks on pay issues arising from recent Labour Court recommendations in the garda dispute. The ICTU Public Services Committee has also welcomed the development, saying the discussions will provide a platform for improvements in the terms of the Lansdowne Road Agreement. In a […]