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# siptu - Friday 28 June, 2019

Three-day strike by hospital support staff deferred after intervention of Labour Court
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Three-day strike by hospital support staff deferred after intervention of Labour Court

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 1:20 PM 19,812 Views 30 Comments

The issue centres on a dispute between the workers and the HSE over pay rises.

# siptu - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Support staff strike: HSE says situation at hospitals 'challenging' as further talks planned
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Support staff strike: HSE says situation at hospitals 'challenging' as further talks planned

Updated Jun 26th 2019, 5:30 PM 20,356 Views 46 Comments

The issue centres on a dispute over pay increases.

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike?

Jun 26th 2019, 8:03 AM 25,267 Views 65 Comments

10,000 healthcare support workers are beginning a 24-hour strike today.

# siptu - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Taoiseach says offer to phase in pay increase for striking health workers was made 'out of good will'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Taoiseach says offer to phase in pay increase for striking health workers was made 'out of good will'

Updated Jun 25th 2019, 6:30 PM 27,648 Views 49 Comments

A strike by around 10,000 healthcare support workers is taking place tomorrow.

# siptu - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike

Jun 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,168 Views 35 Comments

A strike to be held today was called off yesterday evening.

# siptu - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Tomorrow's strike by HSE support staff has been deferred to allow for WRC talks
# Emergency Talks
# Emergency Talks

Tomorrow's strike by HSE support staff has been deferred to allow for WRC talks

Jun 19th 2019, 6:07 PM 27,474 Views 26 Comments

The strike has been deferred pending the outcome of emergency talks.

Explainer: Why are 10,000 HSE staff striking tomorrow?
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

Explainer: Why are 10,000 HSE staff striking tomorrow?

Jun 19th 2019, 1:53 PM 11,707 Views 7 Comments

And what impact will it have?

HSE warns of 'significant cancellation' of some procedures as Minister calls for talks to avert strike
# Happening Tomorrow
# Happening Tomorrow

HSE warns of 'significant cancellation' of some procedures as Minister calls for talks to avert strike

Updated Jun 19th 2019, 12:20 PM 9,540 Views 29 Comments

The Finance Minister said he’s determined to protect the public service stability agreement.

# siptu - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

HSE warns of 'significant impact' on services during support staff strike
# 20 June
# 20 June

HSE warns of 'significant impact' on services during support staff strike

Jun 18th 2019, 12:12 PM 8,521 Views 27 Comments

A strike by 10,000 healthcare workers is set to take place on Thursday.

# siptu - Monday 17 June, 2019

Strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead this Thursday
# Support Staff
# Support Staff

Strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead this Thursday

Updated Jun 17th 2019, 7:09 PM 26,046 Views 28 Comments

A 24 hour strike by healthcare workers will be held after talks at the Workplace Relations Commission ended without agreement.

# siptu - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

10,000 Siptu workers to strike in hospitals for 24 hours later this month
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

10,000 Siptu workers to strike in hospitals for 24 hours later this month

Jun 5th 2019, 4:19 PM 10,528 Views 15 Comments

Siptu said the strike was part of a dispute regarding “the failure to implement pay increases arising from an agreed job evaluation scheme”.

# siptu - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

FAI express shock and disappointment at 'unfounded' SIPTU insolvency claim
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

FAI express shock and disappointment at 'unfounded' SIPTU insolvency claim

Updated May 15th 2019, 4:45 PM 33,761 Views 41 Comments

The trade union are seeking an urgent meeting with Sports minister Shane Ross as they warn of potential job losses at the football body.

# siptu - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'We've always gotten the sense that power in Irish football rests in one man... That's not a healthy situation'
# Calls For Change
From The42
# Calls For Change

'We've always gotten the sense that power in Irish football rests in one man... That's not a healthy situation'

Mar 26th 2019, 11:59 PM 5,418 Views 2 Comments

RTÉ pundit Richie Sadlier has criticised the FAI and backed the fans’ right to protest.

# siptu - Monday 25 March, 2019

FAI workers call for explanation on Delaney rent payments while they endured pay cuts
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

FAI workers call for explanation on Delaney rent payments while they endured pay cuts

Mar 25th 2019, 1:41 PM 43,752 Views 0 Comments

Siptu said its members are “incensed” by the reports Delaney had his rent paid for by the FAI.

# siptu - Monday 11 March, 2019

Siptu firefighters call for fire risk assessment of all Celtic Tiger buildings
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Siptu firefighters call for fire risk assessment of all Celtic Tiger buildings

Mar 11th 2019, 7:30 PM 10,342 Views 14 Comments

Siptu said that buildings constructed between 2000 and 2014 was when “so-called light-touch regulation was at its most extreme”.

# siptu - Monday 18 February, 2019

Hundreds of employment scheme supervisors to strike over 11-year-old claim for pension rights
# CE Workers
# CE Workers

Hundreds of employment scheme supervisors to strike over 11-year-old claim for pension rights

Feb 18th 2019, 6:10 AM 22,590 Views 25 Comments

CE scheme supervisors will stage a 10-hour stoppage over the court’s recommendation from 2008 about their pension rights.

# siptu - Monday 4 February, 2019

Pfizer staff to take industrial action in ongoing dispute over pension changes
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Pfizer staff to take industrial action in ongoing dispute over pension changes

Feb 4th 2019, 6:57 PM 23,673 Views 64 Comments

Siptu members at Pfizer have rejected a Labour Court recommendation on the matter.

# siptu - Friday 4 January, 2019

Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious

Jan 4th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,752 Views 31 Comments

‘If and when’ contracts and other insecure forms of employment are becoming the norm in some industries, we need regulation to make all work decent, writes Marie Sherlock.

# siptu - Friday 28 December, 2018

More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019

Dec 28th 2018, 9:09 AM 8,782 Views 17 Comments

Siptu says staff are due an increase in pay following a job evaluation process.

# siptu - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death
# RIP
# RIP

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death

Dec 27th 2018, 4:48 PM 33,185 Views 10 Comments

The folklorist and activist was best known for his stage role as trade union leader Jim Larkin.

# siptu - Monday 3 December, 2018

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner
# INspections
# INspections

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:16 AM 30,433 Views 46 Comments

SIPTU is to contact Aer Lingus over roll-out of CCTV in staff areas due to missing stock.

# siptu - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Investigation launched into sudden death of man (40s) in dockland workplace incident
# Southbank Quay
# Southbank Quay

Investigation launched into sudden death of man (40s) in dockland workplace incident

Nov 15th 2018, 5:58 PM 22,140 Views 11 Comments

Calls have been made for better protection and safety protocols for all dock and port workers.

# siptu - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down

Oct 14th 2018, 5:30 PM 17,329 Views 7 Comments

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

# siptu - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down
# Work
# Work

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down

Oct 11th 2018, 3:47 PM 749 Views 0 Comments

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

# siptu - Monday 8 October, 2018

ICTU in receipt of 'over 1,000 emails a week' asking for ESB workers to be released from union
# Let Me Go
# Let Me Go

ICTU in receipt of 'over 1,000 emails a week' asking for ESB workers to be released from union

Oct 8th 2018, 4:12 PM 20,145 Views 27 Comments

A spokesperson for the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) says it does not have to respond to those mails because it is merely copied on them and is not the intended recipient.

# siptu - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly
# Work
# Work

Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly

Oct 4th 2018, 3:57 PM 1,581 Views 0 Comments

The electronics manufacturer is culling 65 jobs at its Tullamore facility.

# siptu - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers

Sep 29th 2018, 6:00 PM 27,244 Views 17 Comments

The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.

# siptu - Thursday 20 September, 2018

ESB union refusing to erase ex-members data over 'contractual obligations'
# GDPR
# GDPR

ESB union refusing to erase ex-members data over 'contractual obligations'

Sep 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,525 Views 13 Comments

There is no obvious end in sight to the membership saga involving Connect and its ex-members.

# siptu - Thursday 13 September, 2018

'It's Catch 22': Former members frustrated as main ESB union refuses to confirm that they've left
# Disconnect
# Disconnect

'It's Catch 22': Former members frustrated as main ESB union refuses to confirm that they've left

Sep 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 20,935 Views 17 Comments

Former Connect members numbering in ‘the hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

# siptu - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch
# Cooler Bags
# Cooler Bags

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch

Aug 30th 2018, 6:30 PM 27,083 Views 68 Comments

Trade union Siptu has taken operator Transdev to the Labour Court over the ‘cooler bag’ dispute.

# siptu - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

200 ESB Siptu members planning on leaving union in solidarity with expelled workers
# Exodus
# Exodus

200 ESB Siptu members planning on leaving union in solidarity with expelled workers

Aug 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 34,059 Views 49 Comments

Former Connect members numbering in the ‘hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

# siptu - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union

Jul 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 31,819 Views 50 Comments

550 workers left the electrical union Connect in March of 2017.

# siptu - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Thousands of healthcare workers to strike in September
# Section 39
# Section 39

Thousands of healthcare workers to strike in September

Jul 25th 2018, 5:18 PM 18,309 Views 35 Comments

Section 39 organisations are voluntary organisations.

# siptu - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Limerick players vote in favour of strike action while club and players' union release separate statements
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Limerick players vote in favour of strike action while club and players' union release separate statements

Jul 17th 2018, 10:09 PM 15,803 Views 19 Comments

Representatives of the club met with SIPTU and the PFAI today.

# siptu - Monday 16 July, 2018

Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service?
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service?

Jul 16th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,099 Views 21 Comments

The Transport Minister is seeking opinions from the heads of the transport providers on the current measures in place to deal with crime on the network.

# siptu - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Siptu members to join in Roscommon County Council strike over flexitime
# Flexitime
# Flexitime

Siptu members to join in Roscommon County Council strike over flexitime

Jul 3rd 2018, 2:49 PM 10,807 Views 28 Comments

The row centres on a flexitime arrangement.

# siptu - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:45 AM 22,534 Views 23 Comments

The multimillion-euro company brought five employees before the Labour Court.

# siptu - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire

Mar 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 40,253 Views 33 Comments

Siptu said questions have been raised about how the fire jumped downwards two floors and called for stronger risk assessment procedures.

# siptu - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

Mar 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 16,241 Views 34 Comments

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

# siptu - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate
# General Election
# General Election

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate

Jan 13th 2018, 11:38 AM 18,155 Views 80 Comments

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.