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  • Industrial action ballot at Central Remedial Clinic 28 June 2016 -   Staff at Dublin’s Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) are to ballot for industrial action in an escalation of a row over the closure of their contributory pension scheme. Their union IMPACT, which has been in talks with CRC management since it collapsed the scheme last month, says industrial action looks inevitable unless agreement can be […]
  • Government reassures on pay deal 28 June 2016 - The Government will continue to abide by the Lansdowne Road agreement despite the outcome of Britain’s Brexit referendum, according to public expenditure and reform minister Paschal Donohue. Asked on RTÉ radio whether he could now honour public pay promises, minister Donohoe said: “Yes I can.” Pressed on the Lansdowne Road deal, which has begun the […]
  • Childminding Ireland dispute referred to Workplace Relations Commission 24 June 2016 -   IMPACT has agreed to attend a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) mediation meeting on the dispute over compulsory redundancies at Childminding Ireland. The union understands that management at the Kilcoole-based agency sought a meeting through the WRC following IMPACT’s successful demonstration at the Department of Children and Youth Affairs last Tuesday (21st June). The WRC […]