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The vice chairman of the Sligo SIPTU Big Start Committee says the health of workers in the early years sector has been forgotten about in decisions made by the government in relation to Covid. John Davey says he and his colleagues were shocked yesterday evening on hearing that schools are…

Local Childcare workers receive little pay and no holiday leave. These are just some of the issues highlighted yesterday when over 30,000 people protested in Dublin calling on the government to give more support for childcare sector workers. Many were calling on the government to make the sector a public…

Forsa and Siptu union members staged a protest in Donegal town this morning in relation to the ongoing concerns over CE Supervisors pension rights. The protests took place outside the Abbey Hotel which coincided with the Ocean FM Election debate. The protest was staged to highlight the difficulties that supervisors…

A local HSE worker has been re-elected as the SIPTU Honorary President for the second time running. Sligo based Padraig Peyton, who was first elected in 2017, and the first ever SIPTU Honorary president, was voted in at the SIPTU Biennial Delegate Confernce last week. As well as bringing union…