Low Pay Commission needs to consider ‘no pay’ as well as ‘low pay’ – IMPACT

IMPACT, Ireland’s largest public service trade union, has launched a report today (Monday 13th April) called JobBridge: Time to start again? which asks for the JobBridge scheme to be scrapped and for the Low Pay Commission to examine the prevalence of open market unpaid internships. Kevin Callinan, Deputy General Secretary with IMPACT trade union, commissioned […]

Low Pay Commission needs to consider ‘no pay’ as well as ‘low pay’ – IMPACT

JobBridge programme needs to be dissolved – IMPACT

JobBridge programme needs to be dissolved – IMPACT Union report says targeted programmes are needed IMPACT, Ireland’s largest public sector trade union, launches the report JobBridge: Time to start again?  tomorrow (Monday 13th April) and has said that the ‘one size fits all’ JobBridge programme needs to be dissolved. The report calls for targeted programmes aimed at distinct […]

JobBridge programme needs to be dissolved – IMPACT

IMPACT education division passes emergency motion to support Dunnes workers

IMPACT delegates at their divisional conference in Galway have passed an emergency motion to support Dunnes Stores workers who have suffered negative consequences after taking strike action last week. The union’s education division represents school caretakers and secretaries, schools completion workers, special needs assistants, as well as clerical, library, management and student support staff in […]

IMPACT education division passes emergency motion to support Dunnes workers

IMPACT supports striking Dunnes Stores workers

IMPACT’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) has pledged its full support to the strike next Thursday (2nd April) by workers in Dunnes Stores. At a meeting of the CEC yesterday (Thursday), members of the executive voiced their support, and called on IMPACT members to support the campaign for decent work by Dunnes Stores workers. IMPACT president […]

IMPACT supports striking Dunnes Stores workers

Pension levy “a sensible place to start” on pay recovery

IMPACT general secretary Shay Cody has said that, in terms of achieving pay improvement in the public sector, he hoped that there would be a consensus between the employer and unions that the pension levy would be “a sensible place to start.” Shay was taking part in a discussion about pay restoration on the Today […]

Pension levy “a sensible place to start” on pay recovery