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  • Civil service recruitment problems flagged 13 December 2017 - The civil service is struggling to recruit staff because salaries are not keeping up with those available in alternative private sector jobs, according to IMPACT. In a submission to the Public Service Pay Commission (PSPC), which is examining recruitment and retention problems in parts of the public service, the union identified a range of grades […]
  • Irish-based Ryanair pilots to strike on 20th December 12 December 2017 - Ryanair pilots who are members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA), a branch of IMPACT trade union, have this afternoon (Tuesday) served company management with notice of a one-day strike on Wednesday 20th December. Irish-based directly-employed pilots, mostly captains, will withdraw their labour in an action that IMPACT says will either disrupt flights or […]
  • Precarious work now common 12 December 2017 - Precarious work has now spread across the economy, and the Government needs to act to bolster job security and decent pay, according to a new report from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Insecure and Uncertain: Precarious Work in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland,  reveals that 8% of the Republic’s workforce – or […]