Trade Unionists for Civil Marriage Equality
28 Apr 2015
Since our launch back on Valentine's Day, Trade Unionists for Civil Marriage Equality played an active role promoting a vote for yes among trade union members.
You can read about some of that activity on this page. If you have something to include, please contact David Joyce
Congress Reaction to Yes Vote - Affirms strong desire for more equal Ireland!
Great opportunities and important lessons emerge from Ireland’s historic endorsement of marriage equality by Joe O'Connor, IMPACT organiser
Congress Executive Council - including President John Douglas and General Secretary Patricia King - backs a Yes vote in the May 22 marriage equality referendumCongress Executive Council backs a Yes Vote
Letter of solidarity from our Brothers and sisters in the TUC
CPSU Equality Bulletin special on the referendum
Brian Sheehan, John Douglas, Grainne Healy, Patricia King and Seamus Dooley Have you any pics from your workplace Coffee Morning discussing the referendum? IFUT members at Maynooth College raised hundreds of Euro for yes Equality at their coffee morning.
Many trade unions have featured Marriage Equality at their conferences, including PSEU President, Brendan Lawless, calling for a Yes Vote during his speech to conference.
SIPTU West Cork says Yes Equality
Waterford Trades Council calls for a Yes - more here
TUI passed an emergency motion at their conference in support of a Yes Vote
Impact's Niall Shanahan Blog on voting yes on 22nd May
Laura Harmon (USI President), Rory O’ Carroll (Dublin Senior Footballer), Ruairi McKiernan (Founder of Spunout.ie), and Ethel Buckley (SIPTU National Campaigns and Equality Organiser) with SIPTU and USI staff and activistsTrade Unionists for Civil Marriage Equality Co-convenor and SIPTU's Ethel Buckley addressed the CWU Spring Seminar calling for support for @YesEquality2015