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  • 14 October 2014

    IMPACT welcomes resumption of public service recruitment

    IMPACT trade union has welcomed the announcement this afternoon (Tuesday 14th October) that there are to be no further reductions to public service numbers. The union has also welcomed news that new posts are to be created for special needs assistants (SNAs), community and mental health staff and in the civil service. The union, which […]

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  • 9 October 2014

    IMPACT trade union welcomes HSE’s report on National Community Healthcare Organisations

    IMPACT trade union, which represents almost 30,000 people employed in Irish health services, has welcomed the launch of the HSE’s report on national community healthcare organisations. The report sets out the new structures under which non-hospital health services will be organised and managed. Community healthcare services will include primary care, social care (for older people […]

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  • 22 September 2014

    IMPACT calls for emergency rent controls to help ease growing housing and homelessness crisis

    IMPACT trade union has demanded urgent Government intervention to stem increases in private rents. Speaking at a public meeting in Dublin on Saturday (2oth September), IMPACT deputy general secretary Kevin Callinan said rapid and substantial rent increases were making housing unaffordable and, coupled with insecure private tenancy arrangements, were feeding a Dublin housing and homelessness […]

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