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SIPTU workers at Roadstone in Castlebar have placed an official picket at the Castlebar quarry since Monday morning this week. The picket is part of a nationawide strike against cuts to general operatives’ wages. There are 16 SIPTU members involved in the picket on the Castlebar plant. The company and the union had been involved in negotiations over the past while, however the negotiations broke down over the weekend and the picket was placed by the union workers on Monday morning and continued through to yesterday evening.
SIPTU will hold an information meeting for Roscommon HSE home help workers on Thursday October 17 at 7.30pm in Hannon’s Hotel. The purpose of the meeting is to explain the recent Labour Court ruling which establishes a new floor of rights and protections within the workplace. The ruling follows an intensive campaign of protest, lobbying, and campaigning by SIPTU home help activists for the last year. There are over 200 HSE home help workers based in Roscommon, and the meetings are open to both members and non-members of SIPTU.
Public transport passengers throughout Galway are being advised to check the Bus Eireann website this morning to see if services will resume following talks which continued up to the deadline of midnight last night.
Galway-based SIPTU members have welcomed the decision of the Department of Social Protection (DSP) to partially restore material and training funding to Galway Community Employment Schemes. This decision will ensure schemes will remain open and continue to deliver vital services to local communities.
The AGM of Castlebar and District Council of Trade Unions will take place on Thursday May 10 in the Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar at 7.30pm.
The trade union SIPTU has rejected claims by the chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum that a culture of abseentism exists among health service employees.
The trade union SIPTU says it remains “very worried” about 200 jobs at University and Merlin Park hospitals in the wake of a HSE proposal to suspend elective surgery, such as hip and knee replacements, and close medical wards at the Merlin Park facility.
The Labour Party in Galway will hold a major meeting on employment and economic issues on Thursday June 17 at 8pm in the Harbour Hotel.
Strike action by staff at the Mount Carmel Hospital Group in Aut Even in Kilkenny which was due to get under way last Monday, was averted following talks.
The work to rule strike which has affected certain services in City Hall for the past month looks set to continue unless the talks between trade unions and the Government come to an agreement.