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  • IMPACT members urged to support housing crisis rally 24 November 2015 - IMPACT members are being encouraged to support next week’s housing crisis rally, which gets underway at the GPO at 5pm on Tuesday 1st December. In a letter to union branches, IMPACT’s deputy general secretary Kevin Callinan said the union had been actively campaigning to achieve practical solutions to the current homelessness crisis since organising the […]
  • School secretary and caretaker information meetings – FULL SCHEDULE 23 November 2015 - Information meetings The union have commenced a series of information meetings for secretaries and caretakers, and all are welcome. The purpose of the meetings is to inform members of the details of the arbitration findings and to outline the union’s pay strategy over the 2016-2018 period. The meetings commenced in Dublin last Saturday and further meetings are […]
  • Arbitration finding represents first collective bargaining outcome for secretaries and caretakers 23 November 2015 - An arbitration finding by arbitrator Kevin Foley (who has been subsequently appointed Labour Court deputy chairman) has recommended four separate pay rises of 2.5 per cent for school secretaries and caretakers, who are paid from grant funding, between 2016 and 2019. Under the proposals school secretaries and caretakers, employed directly by boards of management in State-funded […]