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Congress Critical of Taoiseach's 'Insensitivity' on Housing & Homeless Crisis

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has critcised as 'highly insentitive' remarks from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar which claimed Ireland's rate of homelessness was low by international standards. ... More

Emergency Call Service contract award to BT Ireland sends out disturbing message on Government’s commitment to the rights of workers

CWU demands urgent examination of the circumstances surrounding the ‘re-award’ of the ECAS contract to BT Ireland... More

BT to close its defined benefit pension scheme

BT Group is expected tell staff this month that its defined benefit pension scheme will be closing to future accruals due to a massive deficit in its retirement scheme, according to reports.... More

Breakthrough to end kafala after new commitments from Qatar on workers’ rights

The International Trade Union Confederation welcomes the breakthrough from the Government of Qatar to end the kafala system of modern slavery... More

CWU Head Office Closure - Mon 16th Oct

Head Office will be closed today as a result of the severe weather warning issued by Met Éireann... More

Right2Change Conference, 4th November 2017

The Right2Change unions have decided to convene a conference in the Mansion House on Saturday, 4th November 2017... More

ICTU Job Vacancy: Social Policy & Legislative Officer

Congress is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate for the post of Social Policy & Legislative Officer... More

European Day Without A Road Death, 21st Sept 2017

On Thursday 21st September, An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority will proudly support the second "European Day Without A Road Death" initiative.... More

eir’s shareholders weigh trade sale to foreign buyer instead of IPO

Telecoms group considers alternative to listing on stock market... More

eir Statement

The major shareholders of Eircom Holdings S.A. (“EHSA”) have informed the Board of the Issuer that they have been approached by a potential investor who may wish to make a significant investment in EHSA alongside them... More

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