Legal view sought on Ryanair

IMPACT’s Central Executive Committee has sought legal opinion on the convoluted employment arrangements in place for many Ryanair pilots. The union has accused company management of using arms-length ‘zero hours’ contracts to undermine employees’ rights and avoid independent trade union representation. The move comes amid a crisis at the airline, which has left tens of […]

Legal view sought on Ryanair

Civil servants demand WRC access

IMPACT has amplified its longstanding demand that civil servants get the same right to appeal to the State’s industrial relations machinery as other workers. The demand came after the Cabinet accepted an interdepartmental report recommendation that Garda associations should have access to the Labour Court and Workplace Relations Commission. The union says the move will […]

Civil servants demand WRC access

IMPACT members’ ebulletin – Wednesday 18th October 2017

See the full ebulletin HERE Top stories Fórsa – it’s time to vote Following more than three years of discussions between IMPACT, the CPSU and PSEU, and the backing of a ‘YES’ vote by executives of all three unions, a ballot of members on the proposed amalgamation of the three unions is now underway. After #Ophelia Following storm Ophelia, […]

IMPACT members’ ebulletin – Wednesday 18th October 2017

#YourBestShot: Promoting the flu vaccine for health workers

IMPACT national secretary Eamonn Donnelly is encouraging members working in the health sector to get the flu vaccine this winter. Eamonn is one of the participants in the HSE’s #YourBestShot video campaign (see above), which is encouraging healthcare workers and others to prevent the spread of flu – and save lives – by getting the […]

#YourBestShot: Promoting the flu vaccine for health workers