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  • Oberstown residential staff hold eight-hour work stoppage 29 August 2016 -   Residential care workers and supervising staff are taking part in an eight-hour work stoppage at the Oberstown youth detention centre today (Monday 29th August) in a dispute over poor safety measures and increasing assaults on the campus. Full emergency cover will remain in place during the stoppage, which commenced at 8am this morning. The action will […]
  • Health ballot wins progress on job evaluation 24 August 2016 -   The HSE has agreed to accept applications to a reactivated job evaluation scheme for health service clerical, administrative and management staff from 1st September. The move follows intensive talks that resulted from IMPACT members’ huge endorsement of industrial action over the issue earlier this month. In the wake of the IMPACT ballot, management has […]
  • IMPACT seeks response from health employers after staff back industrial action over job evaluation deal 12 August 2016 -   IMPACT will serve notice of industrial action on the HSE next week unless health employers respond quickly to staff anger at management’s failure to reinstate a job evaluation scheme, which was suspended at the outset of the economic crash. The warning came as the union announced today (Friday) that 87% of health service clerical, […]