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  • Taoiseach urged to plug gender pay gap 22 February 2017 - An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was asked in the Dáil yesterday (Tuesday) to support IMPACT’s call for new laws to require employers to reveal the gender pay gap in their organisations. Labour leader Brendan Howlin raised the issue during leaders’ questions after the union wrote to Tánaiste and equality minister Frances Fitzgerald seeking the legal change […]
  • Pay commission engagement continues 21 February 2017 - IMPACT and other public service unions are continuing to engage with the Public Service Pay Commission. The commission has been charged with giving inputs to Government and unions on how ‘FEMPI’ laws, which introduced pay cuts and the pension levy, can be unwound. The ICTU Public Services Committee (PSC), which represents almost all the unions […]
  • IMPACT supports Tesco workers 20 February 2017 -   IMPACT activists joined pickets outside Tesco’s Baggot Street and Drumcondra stores in Dublin last week after workers in 16 shops across the country took strike action over their employer’s attempt to downgrade conditions for staff hired before 1996. IMPACT deputy general secretary Kevin Callinan has urged members to give “practical support” to the workers […]