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

Budget 2018: Additional civilian staff for Garda Síochána will increase capacity for policing

IMPACT  has welcomed the announcement that 500 additional civilian staff will be recruited to An Garda Síochána in 2018. IMPACT national secretary Andy Pike said the additional staff, while falling short of the call by the Civil, Public and Services Union (CPSU) for 1,000 additional civilian staff last year , was a step toward improving […]

Budget 2018: Additional civilian staff for Garda Síochána will increase capacity for policing

Budget 2018: Boost to SNA service must include timely allocations – IMPACT

Union says growing Special Needs Assistant service demands improved planning IMPACT trade union, which represents almost 8,000 special needs assistants (SNAs) nationwide, has welcomed the additional 1,000 extra SNA posts announced today (Tuesday 10th October)  as part of Budget 2018. IMPACT assistant general secretary Barry Cunningham said the expansion of SNA services is both timely […]

Budget 2018: Boost to SNA service must include timely allocations – IMPACT

IMPACT proposes new merit system to recognise gender pay equality

Ireland’s largest public service trade union, IMPACT, has made two submissions to the Department of Justice and Equality’s consultation process on measures to close the gender pay gap. The consultation period concludes today (Wednesday 4th October). In its submissions, IMPACT has suggested the development of a nationally recognised badge of achievement for companies and organisations […]

IMPACT proposes new merit system to recognise gender pay equality

Irish Water: IMPACT seeks referendum timetable

Union says new governance plans would enable privatisation IMPACT has called on the Government to announce a timetable for a referendum to ensure that water services remain in public control, amid fears that proposed new governance structures would increase the risk of privatisation over the coming years. The union says proposals before Government, which would create […]

Irish Water: IMPACT seeks referendum timetable