Fórsa trade union: forsa.ie

Fórsa clears final hurdle Read more about the creation of Fórsa here, from the Fórsa members’ news bulletin, Thursday 18th January 2018.     Greetings from Ireland’s newest trade union. Our temporary home at https://t.co/JOfy5SHxBh will give you the basics, and we’ll be posting news and updates here and at https://t.co/Bq8aZtAAN0 #newunion #NewYearNewYou #Fórsa pic.twitter.com/RFKwXlx54D […]

Fórsa trade union: forsa.ie

Ryanair confirms union recognition in letter to IMPACT

  Ryanair management has confirmed in writing that it now recognises IMPACT as the representative of the airline’s pilots for collective bargaining purposes, with immediate effect. IMPACT says it has accepted an invitation from company management to attend a meeting on 3rd January 2018 to agree a comprehensive recognition agreement that will establish collective bargaining procedures […]

Ryanair confirms union recognition in letter to IMPACT

IMPACT/IALPA statement following meeting with Ryanair management

IMPACT issued the following statement following a meeting with Ryanair management : “While Ryanair management said they recognised IMPACT/IALPA for collective bargaining purposes at this evening’s meeting (19th December), they said they were unable to give the union a piece of paper to confirm this. This is disappointing given all that’s been said in the media […]

IMPACT/IALPA statement following meeting with Ryanair management

Hidden Heroes: The unseen heroes of our health system

IMPACT’s campaign to defend the #HiddenHeroes of our health services looks at the vital role that all staff play in delivering quality health services. “Too often it’s suggested that the health service is awash with backroom staff who are surplus to requirements. That’s simply not the case, and we are trying to develop awareness about the important contribution […]

Hidden Heroes: The unseen heroes of our health system

Court’s clarification on Roscommon flexitime welcome

  IMPACT has received a letter of clarification from the Labour Court in relation to flexi-leave arrangements in Roscommon County Council. In its letter, the Court writes that its recommendation “is intended to be understood as meaning that normal operational arrangements for flexible working schemes across the Local Authority Sector should apply in this council.” […]

Court’s clarification on Roscommon flexitime welcome

Statement: Ryanair

IMPACT has this evening (Sunday 17th December) suspended a planned one day strike of Ryanair pilots next Wednesday (20th December) after company management agreed to recognise the union as the representative of Irish-based pilots. The union has agreed to meet management on Tuesday evening, but says it is available to meet sooner. The union asked […]

Statement: Ryanair

IMPACT’s ‘unique’ solidarity applauded

The international trade union federation Public Services International (PSI) has applauded IMPACT’s approach to solidarity with trade unions in the developing world. During a presentation to the union’s executive, PSI projects director Jasper Goss said IMPACT’s practice of ring-fencing 3% of membership subscriptions for development work was unique in the international trade union movement. The […]

IMPACT’s ‘unique’ solidarity applauded

Ministerial driver consistency sought

IMPACT has submitted a claim for an employment control framework to introduce standardisation of pay and working conditions for ministerial drivers employed by the civil service. Drivers’ contracts are currently agreed within guidelines issued by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER). But the guidelines are not followed consistently by all departments, which leads […]

Ministerial driver consistency sought

Statement re:Ryanair (Updated at 12:50 Friday 15th December)

IMPACT trade union has made contact with the management of Ryanair today, following the correspondence received from the airline this morning (Friday 15th December 2017). IMPACT has indicated its belief that an immediate meeting, between management and the union, is now necessary to clarify issues and make progress. IMPACT has indicated its availability to meet […]

Statement re:Ryanair (Updated at 12:50 Friday 15th December)