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  • 27 July 2015

    Survey – Young people and trade unions

    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) youth committee is currently researching participation rates of young people in trade unions. This research will identify motivations for members to engage with trade union activity. Responses will help inform the work programme of the committee and the future development of the trade union movement. Results will be […]

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  • 16 July 2015

    New collective bargaining legislation vitally important to every worker in the country – IMPACT

    IMPACT trade union has welcomed the strengthening of workers’ rights following the passing of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2015 in the Dail this afternoon (Thursday, 16th July). The legislation will allow trade unions to represent members at the Labour Court where employers refuse to recognise unions, and secure legally binding benefits for workers,in addition […]

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  • 9 July 2015

    Government intervention necessary in ‘chaotic ‘private rental market

    IMPACT trade union has said that Government intervention in a ‘chaotic’ private rental market is one of a number of necessary measures needed to address the current homelessness crisis. Speaking today (Thursday 9th July) at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s conference in Ennis, County Clare, IMPACT organiser Joe O’Connor said that a range of […]

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