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17 April 2014
Cast your vote for Right2Water in the European Democratic Citizenship Awards
The Right2Water campaign, calling for water and sanitation to be recognised as a human right, and which was supported by thousands of IMPACT members, has been nominated in the Best Campaign category of the European Democratic Citizenship Awards 2013. Th...Continue Reading
9 April 2014
Independent arbitration for driver testers dispute
IMPACT trade union has agreed to take part in an arbitration process aimed at resolving its dispute with the Road Safety Authority (RSA) about recruitment for the reserve panel of driving testers. Driving testers engaged in a half day of strike action ove...Continue Reading
9 April 2014
IMPACT asks Government to oppose Aer Lingus remuneration package
IMPACT trade union has written to the Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar TD, and to the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, requesting that the Government exercises its option as a shareholder in Aer Lingus to vote against the remuneration package ...Continue Reading
Bringing together expert voices from across the sector, "Going for Top Marks: Promoting ambition in education transition", asked whether structural reforms and current policy can deliver on ambitions for high quality, equitable and accessible education at a time of growing demand, limited resources and increasing requirements for a skilled and well-educated workforce.
The special one-day conference took place at Chartered Accountants House, in Dublin on Tuesday, 15th April 2014.
As part of the conference opening session, we presented this short film of young people talking about what education means to them, as well as their hopes for the future.