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#SIPTU

# siptu - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Hospital cleaners in Cork: 'I've had one day off in a month, and I wouldn't have it any other way'

Ian Morely says that Cork University Hospital has an “eerie” atmosphere at the moment: “Everybody is nervous.”

# siptu - Friday 21 February, 2020

Hundreds of healthcare workers to strike today in dispute over pay restoration

Siptu members employed by Section 39 organisations are taking strike action across the country.

# siptu - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'Fear of being abandoned': Bord na Móna workers hold rally in Shannonbridge

Trade unions said that there was a “fear and anxiety” among workers that good quality replacement jobs wouldn’t be provided.

# siptu - Thursday 23 January, 2020

State pension: Taoiseach says 65-year-olds will still have to sign on under Fine Gael's new plan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed to reporters today that the transitional pension would only apply to 66-year-olds.

# siptu - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Siptu 'more hopeful' after reassurances over FAI given in meeting with Shane Ross

Representatives from the union met with the Minister for Sport today.

# siptu - Monday 6 January, 2020

Ambulance drove 900km round trip during busy period

One paramedic said crews could be on the road for four to eight more hours after a ‘hectic’ 12-hour shift.

# siptu - Monday 9 December, 2019

From The42 Staff criticise lack of information over finances as FAI confirm Oireachtas Committee appearance Crisis

Staff criticise lack of information over finances as FAI confirm Oireachtas Committee appearance

Sports minister Shane Ross and Sport Ireland will not be appearing alongside the football body on Wednesday, however.

Siptu and Unite members in Virgin Media vote to take industrial action

Virgin Media said it has not received any notification from the unions.

# siptu - Friday 29 November, 2019

Road safety camera company GoSafe reaches pay agreement

Up to 35 staff members at the company voted to go on strike in September.

# siptu - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Care workers secure win after Labour Court recommends they can wear football jerseys to work

The issue went to the Labour Court after a resolution couldn’t be reached at the WRC.

# siptu - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Unite members in Virgin Media unanimously decide to ballot for industrial action

It was reported in recent weeks that the company may cut up to 65 jobs in the next month.

# siptu - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

150 workers 'temporarily' laid off at Swords pharma plant from today

The issue was raised in the Dáil today.

# siptu - Monday 11 November, 2019

Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC

The dispute centres on pay, working conditions and union recognition.

# siptu - Friday 1 November, 2019

Speed camera operators plan further strike action after rejecting pay proposals

Trade union Siptu said its members employed by GoSafe are planning further industrial action on 7 November.

# siptu - Friday 25 October, 2019

Disruption to be 'minimised' ahead of GoSafe strike this weekend

The strike by some GoSafe workers will begin tomorrow morning.

# siptu - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend

The work stoppage centres around a dispute over working conditions and union recognition.

# siptu - Friday 20 September, 2019

Remaining beef protest blockades 'have caused long-term damage' to the industry, industry body says

Over 350 staff were temporarily laid off earlier this week.

# siptu - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow

The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.

# siptu - Friday 6 September, 2019

Speed camera operators vote to go on strike

Trade union Siptu said members employed by GoSafe overwhelmingly backed striking today.

# siptu - Thursday 29 August, 2019

High Court issues injunction against beef farmers protesting factories

Liffey Meats is the fifth beef processing plant owner to obtain an injunction against protestors.

# siptu - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Call for immediate action to prevent further deaths after worker dies in Dublin's North Docks

Seven workers have died at ports and docks around Ireland in the last two years.

# siptu - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Psychiatric nurses suspend indefinite overtime ban due to begin this evening

The dispute between the PNA and the HSE has now been referred to the Labour Court.

# siptu - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

FAI staff go public to pile further pressure on President Donal Conway

Trade union SIPTU have called his comment refusing to rule out job losses at the Association ‘unacceptable.’

# siptu - Friday 19 July, 2019

More than 500 ambulance personnel to begin strike action this afternoon

The strike commences at 2pm today and will remain in place until 2pm on Saturday.

# siptu - Friday 28 June, 2019

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

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

The issue centres on a dispute over pay increases.

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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'

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

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

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

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

And what impact will it have?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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