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  • 28 April 2015

    Workers Memorial Day highlights need for improved inspections regime – IMPACT

    IMPACT trade union has said that more people returning to work, as the economy improves, means that the workplace inspection regime needs to keep pace with the growth in the workforce population.   The union said it wanted to highlight the importance of investment in improving workplace safety as part of Workers Memorial Day (Tuesday […]

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  • 17 April 2015

    TTIP would be a blow to democracy

    IMPACT trade union is to warn of the threat the proposed trade deal between Europe and the US, called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), poses to Irish society in a seminar in the European Parliament Offices, today (Friday 17th April 2015). The seminar, organised by MEP Nessa Childers, takes place in Dublin. The […]

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  • 13 April 2015

    Low Pay Commission needs to consider ‘no pay’ as well as ‘low pay’ – IMPACT

    IMPACT, Ireland’s largest public service trade union, has launched a report today (Monday 13th April) called JobBridge: Time to start again? which asks for the JobBridge scheme to be scrapped and for the Low Pay Commission to examine the prevalence of open market unpaid internships. Kevin Callinan, Deputy General Secretary with IMPACT trade union, commissioned […]

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