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  • Support for ‘fair conditions at work’ among parties of left and centre – Congress 9 February 2016 - The Irish Congress of Trade Unions revealed last week it had found overwhelming support for its Charter for Fair Conditions at Work among political parties, with Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil, the Social Democrats and socialist deputies signing up, while there was little or no support for the Charter from either Fine Gael or Renua. […]
  • Four Lives – IMPACT trade union’s roots in the 1916 Rising 29 January 2016 - IMPACT trade union launches special booklet to mark 1916 centenary “The labour movement in 1916 played a core role in making its progressive, workers’-focused ideals central to the Proclamation and continued to work to make those ideals a reality over the last hundred years” – Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD, Minister of State for New Communities, Culture, […]
  • IMPACT launches campaign to restore pay in community and voluntary sector 26 January 2016 - Risk of workers being ‘left out of the recovery’ IMPACT trade union, which represents approximately 5,000 workers in the community and voluntary sector, has launched a campaign aimed at restoring pay to workers in the sector. The campaign, Caring- At What Cost?, is calling for pay restoration for community and voluntary sector workers, through the gradual […]