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# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Taoiseach and Mary Lou McDonald clash in Dáil as ICTU withdraws from Low Pay Commission Pay Dispute This post contains videos

Taoiseach and Mary Lou McDonald clash in Dáil as ICTU withdraws from Low Pay Commission

ICTU was unhappy that members would not recommend an increase of more than 1%.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Sunday 20 September, 2020

'The pandemic exposed big failings': ICTU calls for mandatory sick pay for all workers

The union said up to half of the labour force, including hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers, do not receive sick pay.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased

Unions are monitoring the situation but they say enforcement resources need to be increased.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Monday 16 December, 2019

Poll: Do CEOs earn too much money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do CEOs earn too much money?

A new report by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions has found rising levels of CEO pay.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Monday 25 November, 2019

Four out of five people who experience sexual harassment at work don't report it

The Christmas party has long been identified as the most common off-site location of workplace sexual harassment, the survey said.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review

PDFORRA, which represents soldiers, sailors and aircrew has been campaigning for trade union rights.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Friday 16 May, 2014

Workers risk "losing their jobs" because of transphobia and homophobia

BeLonG To and ICTU have joined forces to launch a campaign to help end discrimination and bullying.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Teachers' union votes to reject further talks on Croke Park 2

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland also proposed the withdrawal of goodwill tasks like supervision duties.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Saturday 9 February, 2013

In pictures: today's ICTU protest marches across the country ICTU This post contains images

In pictures: today's ICTU protest marches across the country

Large numbers turned out in cities and towns across the country, with a crowd of 25,000 people confirmed in Dublin alone.

Emergency service workers to join ICTU marches in "large numbers"

Organisations representing frontline workers have said the march is an opportunity for members to show their opposition to recent government proposals.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Howlin says public jobs, low-level pay rates remain off the table

Brendan Howlin says talks this week on getting more from the Croke Park Deal will not touch lower pay rates.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Government asks unions to attend talks on improving Croke Park savings

Brendan Howlin says depending on how the first talks ago, the parties might start negotiations on a successor to Croke Park.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

UPDATE: Aer Lingus welcomes withdrawal of SIPTU strike threat

Shop stewards from the union at Aer Lingus met today to discuss clarifications of a proposal by employers’ body IBEC and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Everything you need to know about the Croke Park Agreement

It is a key agreement between government and the public service representatives but just what exactly is the Public Service Agreement, as it is officially known, all about and why does it create so many talking points?

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Thursday 26 April, 2012

IMPACT advises members to vote Yes in fiscal referendum

IMPACT say a No vote could result in a significant increase in the cost of borrowing for the State.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

ICTU meets today to determine Fiscal Compact stance

Three major trade unions have called on its members to vote No in the referendum next month.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Saturday 26 November, 2011

In pictures: unions lead march against austerity in Dublin Anti-austerity This post contains images

In pictures: unions lead march against austerity in Dublin

Turnout was reported to be less than two-thousand people.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Friday 28 October, 2011

Wealth tax could raise €500million for State, say unions

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has also proposed a minimum levy on high earners in its pre-Budget submission.

# irish-congress-of-trade-unions - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Noonan defends pension levy in face of 'hysterical' criticism

The Finance Minister has said the government’s introduction of a levy on private pension funds will help to restart the economy – and accused the pensions industry of acting in a “quasi-hysterical” manner.