The Coalition for Publicly Funded Higher Education call for immediate governmental investment in third level education sector

The Coalition for Publicly Funded Higher Education, a group comprising of USI, SIPTU, IFUT, IMPACT and TUI is urging all political parties to support the publicly-funded third level education option put forward in the Cassells report, and to avoid an income-contingent loan scheme option. 70% of the 2015 college graduates in the UK are not […]

The Coalition for Publicly Funded Higher Education call for immediate governmental investment in third level education sector

IMPACT job vacancy – Industrial Relations Officer (Dublin)

IMPACT is seeking an Industrial Relations Officer, on an initial fixed term contract for up to 3 years. The successful Industrial Relations Officer will be headquartered in our Head Office in Dublin and will carry out a wide range of duties under the direction of the appropriate Assistant General Secretary. Applicants should have knowledge and […]

IMPACT job vacancy – Industrial Relations Officer (Dublin)

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