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TUI members vote in favour of industrial action

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in TUI ·
Tags: TUITeachersStrikeIndustrialActionKilkenny
TUI members vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over grave Institute of Technology merger concerns

IMPACT seeks Kilkenny support to protect library and fire services

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in IMPACT ·
IMPACT trade union has sought the support of the Kilkenny Council of Trade Unions as part of the union’s campaign to prevent the amalgamation of fire services in Carlow/Kilkenny, and highlight the threat of a similar proposal for library services in the two counties.

SIPTU backs Labour, saying no chance of left-of-centre government emerging

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in SIPTU ·
The country's largest union has said it acknowledges there is "no feasible prospect" of a left-of-centre government emerging from the forthcoming election.

‘Earn Our Vote’ alliance

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in Election ·
Tags: election
An alliance of Ireland’s older persons’ charities and advocacy groups has come together to make sure the voices of older voters are heard in the forthcoming general election. The ‘Earn Our Vote’ alliance is made up of active Retirement Ireland, Age Action, Age & Opportunity, ALONE, Irish Senior Citizens Parliament, Active Aging Partnership and Third Age Ireland.

B&Q concede Mandate Trade Union pay claim

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in MANDATE ·
Tags: B&QMandateKCTU
B&Q concede Mandate Trade Union pay claim 3% pay rise awarded to all staff Back pay of up to €450 paid to all staff following Mandate’s success in High Court

IBOA Magazine

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in IBOA ·
Tags: IBOAFinanceUnionIrelandMagazine
The Irish Bank Officials Association haas its own magazine. It can be viewed online at

SIPTU secures permanent HSE positions for contract cleaners in Midland Regional Hospital

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in SIPTU ·
SIPTU has negotiated an agreement with Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore (MRHT) to curb the privatisation of cleaning services in the hospital.

Noreside Presentation of Certificates

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in Noreside ·
Tags: noresideictukctumomentumdepartmentofsocialprotectionsolas
Noreside Resource Centre chose the auspicious surroundings of Kilkenny Town Hall to present certificates to participants who completed the Momentum course in Warehousing and Logistics.

Congress Talks: Episode 2

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in ICTU ·
In Episode 2 of Congress Talks, we look at how unions in Northern Ireland are building the peace and battling Tory plans for 'welfare reform'; Also, just how widespread is 'bogus self-employment' in construction and what is the true cost?

SIPTU alternatives to USC

Kilkenny Unions
Published by in SIPTU ·
Tags: SIPTUUSCUniversalSocialCharge
SIPTU has launched a proposal for “A Progressive Alternative to the Universal Social Charge” (USC). It recommends that a new Social Solidarity Contribution, which would retain all the progressive elements of the existing USC charge as a highly effective and efficient mechanism for raising much-needed revenue from the wealthy and those on top incomes in Irish society, should be introduced.
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