Tips law will put money into the pockets of hospitality workers

Several years of campaigning by trade unions have paid off for workers in the hospitality sector as from now on tips and gratuities will go directly into their pockets. The Payment of Wages (Tips & Gratuities) Act 2022, was signed into law by the President, Mr. Michael D. Higgins. Clem Shevlin spokesperson for ONE Galway, said […]

Student Teachers Consider Dropping Out Due To Financial Pressures

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), alongside trade unions ICTU, TUI, ASTI and INTO, released a report today detailing that 42% of student teachers consider dropping out of college due to financial pressures associated with work placement. The report outline the average cost of placement for student teachers per week totaled €160 a week […]

United Left Alliance demand ICTU call for NO vote on Austerity Treaty

European Trade Union confederation (ETUC) & 3 major Irish unions call for no vote; ICTU must follow ? Austerity Treaty will result in major increase in job loses The United Left Alliance today held a lobby at the meeting of the Executive of ICTU to call for a No vote on the Fiscal Treaty Referendum. […]