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  • Irish Water clarifies jobs plan 21 November 2017 - The managing director of Irish Water has confirmed to IMPACT and other unions that its ‘service level agreements (SLAs) with local authorities will remain in place “until such time as an alternative is agreed,” and that no workers will lose their jobs if the company can negotiate agreement on its plans to phase out SLAs […]
  • New union Fórsa backed by landslide 20 November 2017 - A new public service union called Fórsa, with over 80,000 members, will come into being in early 2018 after the members of IMPACT, the Civil, Public and Services Union (CPSU), and the Public Service Executive Union (PSEU) voted overwhelmingly to amalgamate the three organisations. Eighty-six percent of IMPACT members who voted backed the merger. CPSU […]
  • IMPACT calls on government to clarify Portlaoise hospital plans 15 November 2017 - IMPACT trade union has called on health minister Simon Harris to clarify the Government’s position on the future of services at the Midlands Regional hospital in Portlaoise, following the publication of a proposed action plan for the hospital in a Sunday newspaper. The action plan, drawn up by the HSE’s Dublin Midlands Hospital Group, was […]