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CWU says comments from its former General Secretary do not represent the position of the Union and calls for a strong YES vote in the referendum

The Communications Workers’ Union has called for a strong turnout and YES vote to remove Article 8 from the Constitution and states that comments from its former General Secretary, David Begg, advocating a ‘No’ vote do not represent the position of the CWU... More

WITNESS: Artists Campaign to Repeal the 8th Amendment

Compilation of film and testimonies on the impact of the 8th Amendment on women's lives in Ireland... More

CWUHA Charity Gig, Whelan's, June 30th

There will be a charity gig in Whelan's on June 30th @ 8pm to raise money for the CWUHA Convoy to Moldova... More

Ireland ‘Must Consider Expulsion of Israeli Diplomats’ Following Gaza Massacre

The Executive Council of Congress has sought an urgent meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD over the government’s “inadequate response” to the recent massacre of civilian protestors in Gaza... More

CWU Conference backs Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement

The Communications Workers’ Union has passed an emergency motion at its 9th Biennial Conference supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel over the killing of unarmed protestors in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Forces... More

TAKE ACTION: Charter for Housing Rights

Contact your local TD. Send them a message now, urging them to support the Congress Charter for Housing Rights.... More

Mike O’Connor elected incoming CWU President at 9th CWU Biennial Conference in Killarney

The Communications Workers’ Union announces the election of Mike O’Connor as incoming CWU President at its 9th Biennial Conference which is taking place this week in Killarney... More

May Day launch of Yes Repeal, Buswell's Hotel @ 11am, 1st May 2018

On May Day 2018 (Tuesday, May 1st), the Trade Union Campaign to Repeal the 8th launches a special edition referendum newspaper.... More

Workers' Memorial Day 2018

The General Secretary of the CWU, Steve Fitzpatrick, speaking on the eve of Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 highlighted the key roles trade unions and Trade Union Safety Reps have played in improving health and safety standards... More

Position of UNI Europa and ETNO on Telecoms Regulation

UNI Europa, the European trade union federation representing service workers, and ETNO, the Association representing Europe’s leading telecom operators, jointly express their concern with regard to the on-going negotiations for a European Electronic Communications Code (EECC).... More

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