Community & Voluntary News 2013


IMPACT concerns over Oberstown House 

IMPACT’s Irish Youth Justice branch has raised concerns about Department of Children and Youth Affairs plans to accommodate clients from St Patrick’s Institution and newly remanded 17 year-olds at a facility on the Oberstown campus.


Increments recommended for care centre staff

IMPACT members in Saint Aidan’s care centre  in Gorey, County Wexford, have welcomed a Labour Court decision that recommended the payment of increments aligned with equivalent HSE grades.


Court orders pay restoration at Dublin Aids Alliance

The Labour Court has recommended that a recent pay for staff at Dublin Aids Alliance be reversed. IMPACT took the case following a recent pay cut, which came on top of a 2010 reduction and the termination of employers’ health insurance payments.