SIPTU members in Laois and Offaly LES and Job Clubs to ballot for strike action

SIPTU members working in Local Employment Services (LES) and Job Clubs in county Laois and county Offaly are to ballot for strike action due to a government decision to terminate its contract with the existing not-for-profit community-based providers. SIPTU Public Administration and Community Division Organiser, Adrian Kane, said: “The Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys, […]

SIPTU call to drop Household Tax welcomed

The call today by the country’s largest union , SIPTU, for a suspension of the Household Tax is very welcome. The National Executive Council of SIPTU  passed a unanimous motion calling on the Government to suspend the proposed Household Charge on the basis that it is unfair and regressive : “The Household Charge as currently […]