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eMobile Affinity Offer for CWU Members

I am pleased to announce that the CWU has agreed an affinity offer with eMobile for all members and their families for mobile phones. Attached is a copy of the advertisement which will run in the next issue of Connect which is out shortly.... More

Disability Activation Project (DACT) – Training Options

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has been selected to offer training and support to people with disabilities. The Disability Activation Project (DACT) aims to increase the capacity and potential of people on disability/illness welfare payments to participate in the labour market.... More

G8 2013: March for a Fairer World, Belfast, Sat 15th June

G8 2013: March for a Fairer World, 15th June; Assemble 12noon, Custom House Square, Belfast... More

ETUC: Unions call for €280 billion jobs investment

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has called for massive investment – of between €140 billion and €280 billion – in a European jobs and recovery programme. Speaking in Dublin yesterday (Wednesday) ETUC general secretary Bernadette Ségol said austerity policies had failed and investment of between 1-2% of EU-wide GDP was needed to create jobs and relaunch the European economy.... More

National "Slow Down" Day 2013

An Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority, and other stakeholders such as the National Roads Authority, National Transport Authority, Health and Safety Authority, local authorities and major fleet operators, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Friday 31st May to 07.00hrs on Saturday 1st June 2013.... More

ICTU: G8 March & Festival in Belfast, Sat 15th June 2013

G8 2013 - Trade unions joins with civic groups for a fairer world: March planned for Belfast, Saturday 15th June... More

CWU Education Grant Scheme - 2013 Forms

As per our previous circular (GSG 13/13), the Union is now pleased to invite applications for our Education Grant Scheme which is open to members and their dependents.... More

Workers' Memorial Day: 28th April 2013

As you are aware, every year on the 28 April, the ICTU observes Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died because of their work and we renew our efforts for safe and healthy workplaces.... More

Trade Union Skillnet: Network Manager Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen for a Network Manager for the Trade Union Skillnet... More

International Women's Day 2013

International Women's Day, 8th March 2013... More

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