Community and voluntary sector workers left behind on pay – IMPACT

Union says Government must meet its programme commitment to improve sector funding IMPACT trade union, which represents approximately 5,000 workers in the community and voluntary sector, has said that workers in the sector are at risk of being left behind as pay restoration begins to take hold in other sectors of the economy. The union […]

Community and voluntary sector workers left behind on pay – IMPACT

IMPACT returns to the Lobby Register (1st May to 31st August 2016)

IMPACT has submitted its returns to the Lobby Register covering the period from 1st May to 31st August 2016. Lobbying organisations are required to publish their returns no later than 21 days after the end of the relevant reporting period. The Regulation of Lobbying Act was signed into law last year and commenced on 1st September 2015. […]

IMPACT returns to the Lobby Register (1st May to 31st August 2016)

IMPACT gathers community support for Sligo library closure protest

IMPACT trade union has gathered support from community, voluntary and other campaign groups for its protest rally tomorrow (Saturday 17th September @1pm) at Sligo Central Library. The rally was organised by IMPACT to protest against the unilateral decision, by Sligo County Council management, to close the library from Monday 19th September on a temporary basis. […]

IMPACT gathers community support for Sligo library closure protest

Staff at Central Remedial Clinic serve notice of industrial action

IMPACT members working at the Central remedial Clinic (CRC) have served notice of industrial action which is due to commence from 9am on Wednesday 21st September. In a letter to the CRC’s human resources manager, IMPACT official Ian McDonnell said the industrial action is due to the CRC’s unilateral decision to terminate the staff contributory pension […]

Staff at Central Remedial Clinic serve notice of industrial action

IMPACT trade union pays tribute to Caitriona Lucas

IMPACT has paid tribute to Caitriona Lucas, who died yesterday (Monday 12th September) while on duty with the Doolin coast guard in Kilkee. Caitriona worked as a librarian for Clare County Council and was a member of IMPACT’S Clare branch. Seamus Ryan, a colleague and fellow branch member, paid tribute to Caitriona. “All of us […]

IMPACT trade union pays tribute to Caitriona Lucas

Planned industrial action at Oberstown deferred

IMPACT and SIPTU accept invitation from Workplace Relations Commission IMPACT and SIPTU trade unions, representing residential care staff at the Oberstown detention centre, have accepted an invitation to attend a meeting with Oberstown management on Monday (5th September) at 11am under the auspices of the Workplace Relations Commission. The meeting will seek to address outstanding […]

Planned industrial action at Oberstown deferred

Oberstown residential staff hold eight-hour work stoppage

  Residential care workers and supervising staff are taking part in an eight-hour work stoppage at the Oberstown youth detention centre today (Monday 29th August) in a dispute over poor safety measures and increasing assaults on the campus. Full emergency cover will remain in place during the stoppage, which commenced at 8am this morning. The action will […]

Oberstown residential staff hold eight-hour work stoppage