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  • Court backs IMPACT on Roscommon flexitime 24 July 2017 - The Labour Court has backed IMPACT’s view that Roscommon County Council cannot reduce annual flexi leave arrangements. In a recommendation issued last week the Court said there should be no change in the current facility to take 13 days flexi leave a year. Management had wanted to reduce this to just two days. IMPACT official […]
  • Special education spending “an investment, not a cost,” says SNA union 21 July 2017 - Spending on special education is an investment, not a cost, according to the union that represents the country’s special needs assistants (SNAs). Responding to media reports of “alarm” in Government over the cost of special education, IMPACT official Barry Cunningham said ministers should be proud, rather than alarmed, that Ireland is now spending more on […]
  • IMPACT demands rapid action on pay iniquities after members back public service deal 17 July 2017 -   Discussions to address iniquities in pay arrangements for staff who entered the public service after January 2011 should begin immediately if the ICTU Public Services Committee backs the proposed Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) when it meets on 18th September, according to Ireland’s largest public service union. Overall union endorsement of the deal became […]