Public Service Stability Agreement: Members information meetings 23rd June – 11th July

Workplace/branch information meetings take place as follows: Friday 23rd June Fingal County Council (Housing Department), Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 at 1:00pm Sligo County Council, County House, Riverside, 1:00pm Munster SNAS (members of other branches welcome): IMPACT Limerick Office, Roxborough Road at 5:30pm. Special Needs Assistants (South Leinster): Maldron Hotel Midway Abbeyleix Road, Meelick, Portlaoise […]

Public Service Stability Agreement: Members information meetings 23rd June – 11th July

Pat Bolger accepts Lord Mayor’s award on behalf of the workers of Dublin

Pat Bolger, President of the Dublin Council of Trade Unions (pictured second from right) accepted the Lord Mayor’s award last night (Wednesday 1th June) on behalf of the workers of Dublin. Pat accepted the award in his capacity as President of DCTU. Pat retired as an IMPACT official in 2016 and has been a highly regarded union […]

Pat Bolger accepts Lord Mayor’s award on behalf of the workers of Dublin

IMPACT executive recommends acceptance of public service pay proposals

IMPACT’s elected Central Executive Committee (CEC) has this afternoon (Tuesday) unanimously recommended that its members accept the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020. The decision was taken following a meeting of the union’s Consultative Council, which comprises elected representatives of all IMPACT’s branches and divisions. The union will start balloting its members in public service and […]

IMPACT executive recommends acceptance of public service pay proposals

Pay talks daily update Monday 12th June 2017

Last updated: Monday 12th June 2017 (15:30) Pay proposals: IMPACT recommendation expected tomorrow (Tuesday) IMPACT’S Central Executive Committee (CEC) is expected to make a recommendation on the proposed new pay agreement tomorrow following a meeting of the union’s Consultative Council, which comprises elected representatives of all IMPACT’s branches and divisions. The CEC, which is made up […]

Pay talks daily update Monday 12th June 2017

IMPACT warns of post-Brexit ‘bonfire of workers’rights’ and equality protections

The Government’s Brexit strategy must be strengthened and expanded to prevent Ireland mimicking a likely bonfire of workers’ rights and equality protections in the UK, according to Ireland’s largest public service union. Speaking at the union’s conference in Wexford today (Friday), IMPACT official Andy Pike warned that post-Brexit Britain was set to become a low […]

IMPACT warns of post-Brexit ‘bonfire of workers’rights’ and equality protections

IMPACT health conference: Health plan must have ambition for a universal single-tier health system

Union says health policy can’t be based on political expediency IMPACT trade union has told the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, that national health policy needs to get away from policies based on political expediency and the demands of powerful or vocal interests within the system. The union’s national secretary Eamonn Donnelly was responding […]

IMPACT health conference: Health plan must have ambition for a universal single-tier health system

Outsourcing is a ‘red-line’ issue – IMPACT conference told

Union ‘simply won’t vote for’ any attempt to water down Lansdowne Road provisions on outsourcing “This is a red-line issue for us. We simply won’t vote for an agreement that puts decent jobs at risk, or which says it’s okay for vital public services to be delivered by staff on minimum wage, with no rights […]

Outsourcing is a ‘red-line’ issue – IMPACT conference told

Climate change: Workers and communities must be protected in ‘just transition’ to a carbon-free economy

A new study from IMPACT trade union calls on the Government act to offset potentially negative employment effects of decarbonisation, and ensure that all citizens and communities benefit from green infrastructure developments. The report, A Just Transition to a Low Carbon Economy, which was produced with the assistance of the Institute for International and European […]

Climate change: Workers and communities must be protected in ‘just transition’ to a carbon-free economy

The Seanad Will Debate the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2017 Tonight

  Tonight, the Seanad will debate the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2017. If made into law, the Bill would require organisations with more than 50 employees to publish regular wage surveys aimed at measuring their internal Gender Pay Gaps. In February IMPACT wrote to the Tánaiste seeking the implementation of Gender Pay Gap Reporting. […]

The Seanad Will Debate the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2017 Tonight

Ensuring a just transition to a low-carbon economy: Minister Denis Naughten to launch IMPACT report

Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, will launch IMPACT’S new report, “Ensuring a Just Transition to a Low Carbon Economy,” at 1pm on Tuesday 30th May 2017. The launch event takes place in the Dun Library, Royal College of Physicians, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2. The report, which has been produced with […]

Ensuring a just transition to a low-carbon economy: Minister Denis Naughten to launch IMPACT report