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  • IMPACT’s latest lobbying returns published 22 May 2017 - IMPACT has submitted its returns to the Lobby Register covering the period from 1st January to 30th April 2017. Lobbying organisations are required to publish their returns no later than 21 days after the end of the relevant reporting period. The Regulation of Lobbying Act was signed into law in 2015. The purpose of the Act is […]
  • Labour Court rules in Wexford library row 15 May 2017 -   The Labour Court has said a dispute over Wexford County Council’s decision to bar experienced library staff from interviews for full-time posts should be resolved through local negotiations. IMPACT, the union that represents the workers, welcomed the Court’s intervention and called on management to immediately enter talks to resolve the row. IMPACT’s Wexford official […]
  • Labour Court: Roscommon management can’t unilaterally gut flexitime 15 May 2017 -   The Labour Court has backed IMPACT’s interpretation of a Court recommendation, which effectively blocks Roscommon County Council management from making sweeping cuts to staff flexitime provisions. Management triggered industrial action in the county on Tuesday by unilaterally cutting the amount of flexi-leave staff could accrue, on the basis of its mistaken interpretation of a […]