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There was a huge turnout of long serving union activists and members, that gathered at the event in the lovely spring sunshine for the launch of SIPTU’s Welcome Centre on Moneen Road in Castlebar.
A process, to work towards pay restoration for Section 39 Care Workers, has this week been put in place by the Workplace Relations Commission and SIPTU - a move that has been welcomed by the Galway West Social Democrats.
Train services in Athlone and around the country came to a standstill on Wednesday this week as Irish Rail workers commenced the first of five planned strike days.
Swinford man Padraig Peyton has been elected the first honorary president of SIPTU. The Tumgesh, Swinford, native defeated three Dublin based candidates in the recent election which will see him become one of the major players in labour relations matters across the country.
SIPTU members from across the country will attend a rally in Westport, on Saturday, March 4, to show their support for workers who have been on strike at the garage since early February. The strike action results from a dispute concerning the alledged non-payment of redundancy entitlements and a refusal by management to respect a Labour Court recommendation alledge the union.
Mark Lohan, the president of the Galway Council of Trade Unions, and chair of the Galway People's Resource Centre, has been co-opted for Sinn Féin on to Galway City Council, replacing Cllr Anna Marley, who recently announced she was standing down.
THIRTEEN MAY be unlucky for some, but not for the Over The Edge Open Readings which marks its 13th year in existence this month with readings by Stephen De Burca, Nuala Keher, and Vona Groarke.