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  • Education promotion process revised 24 February 2017 - A newly established ‘education and training sector candidate pool’ is to underpin promotion competitions for serving staff at grades III to VII in education and training boards and institutes of technology. The new arrangements, negotiated with IMPACT, will see 20% of vacancies in grade V, VI and VII posts filled by open competition. Two new […]
  • Taoiseach urged to plug gender pay gap 22 February 2017 - An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was asked in the Dáil yesterday (Tuesday) to support IMPACT’s call for new laws to require employers to reveal the gender pay gap in their organisations. Labour leader Brendan Howlin raised the issue during leaders’ questions after the union wrote to Tánaiste and equality minister Frances Fitzgerald seeking the legal change […]
  • Pay commission engagement continues 21 February 2017 - IMPACT and other public service unions are continuing to engage with the Public Service Pay Commission. The commission has been charged with giving inputs to Government and unions on how ‘FEMPI’ laws, which introduced pay cuts and the pension levy, can be unwound. The ICTU Public Services Committee (PSC), which represents almost all the unions […]