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  • IMPACT calls for Government action on top pay irregularities in charity sector 21 July 2016 - Union warns reputational damage putting services at risk IMPACT has today (Thursday) warned that continuing revelations of irregular pay arrangements for top managers in charities and voluntary organisations will put funding, jobs and vital services at risk unless the Government acts. The union, which represents staff in the sector, was responding to the latest media […]
  • Industrial action threat recedes as councils effectively abandon library amalgamation plans 20 July 2016 - The risk of industrial action in libraries in 13 local authority areas has reduced after local authority managers effectively dropped plans to amalgamate library services in 12 counties. IMPACT trade union hailed the decision, revealed by local authority management at a meeting of the Local Authority National Council this afternoon (Wednesday) as “the best piece […]
  • Chair and composition of Public Service Pay Commission crucial to its credibility, say public service unions 19 July 2016 -   The following statement was issued by the ICTU Public Services Committee today (Tuesday) after the Cabinet approved the establishment of a Public Service Pay Commission (PSPC). “The Public Services Committee (PSC) of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions is ready to engage with Minister Paschal Donohoe and his officials on the terms of reference […]