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  • European Pilots Join Coalition for Fair Competition in Aviation 4 May 2016 - The European Cockpit Association (ECA), representing over 38.000 European pilots, is announcing its support for “Europeans for Fair Competition” (E4FC), a coalition, dedicated to “restoring a level playing field for European aviation vis-a-vis state-sponsored Gulf carriers.” IALPA, the pilots’ branch of IMAPCT trade union, is a member of the ECA. The ECA issued the following […]
  • Fire fighters move welcomed 4 May 2016 -   Bernard Harbor IMPACT has welcomed the Government’s agreement to consolidate the fire fighters’ rent allowance into pay scales. The move will see new entrants receive the value of the allowance in their pay. The allowance was abolished for new staff in early 2012. The decision to consolidate the allowance into pay, which was announced […]
  • Unions demand new ‘Clerys’ law 3 May 2016 - Unions have challenged Dáil members to legislate to protect workers from exploitative owners after the Government published its report on last year’s Clerys scandal. Long-standing Clerys staff were thrown out of work, with minimal taxpayer-funded compensation, when the owners stripped the company’s assets and declared the store bankrupt. Published earlier this week, the report by […]