News & Press Releases from Congress

  1. Dr.Laura Bambrick Congress Social Policy Officer on Ireland's changing fertility rate [News] - Issued 20 Mar 2019
    https://soundcloud.com/irishcongress/laura-bambrick-drivetime-march-11th-2019


  2. Brexit tariffs “a real threat” to jobs and incomes in Ireland[Press Release] - Issued 13 Mar 2019
    Responding to last night’s vote in the House of Commons and plans for temporary tariffs Patricia King, General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, said we now know the true meaning of the British Government’s mantra of “Brexit …


  3. Workers in precarious jobs and on zero hour contracts get new rights.[News] - Issued 11 Mar 2019
    Congress Industrial Officer Liam Berney outlines the main points of The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 Legislation to tackle the scourge of zero-hour and low-hours contracts came into effect  March 1 2019, after a five year campaign …


  4. Gender Equality is an Economic Imperative[News] - Issued 8 Mar 2019
    On the eve of International Women’s Day, 150 women trade unionists from North and South gathered in Newcastle County Down to mark the day. Speakers included Congress General Secretary, Patricia King who told delegates that gender equality is no …


  5. International Women's Day: Chidi King ITUC speaking with David Joyce ICTU[News] - Issued 8 Mar 2019


  6. Goodbye zero-hour contracts. Hello guaranteed working hours.[News] - Issued 3 Mar 2019
  7. Congress looks at the possible consequences of a No Deal Brexit, North and South[News] - Issued 1 Mar 2019
  8. Irish Customs document 1924 - Credit Irish Railways Records Society[News] - Issued 20 Feb 2019
  9. Community Employment Scheme workers to strike over Pensions[News] - Issued 15 Feb 2019
  10. Workers must be protected in the event of a 'No Deal' Brexit[News] - Issued 15 Feb 2019
  11. Mental Health in the Workplace - Supporting Good Practice, Breaking the Stigma[News] - Issued 14 Feb 2019
  12. General Secretary Patricia King meeting with Britain's Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer[News] - Issued 11 Feb 2019
  13. Centenary of the first meeting of Dáil Éireann - Padraig Yeates[News] - Issued 11 Feb 2019
  14. National Strategy for Women and Girls[News] - Issued 6 Feb 2019
  15. 50 For Freedom - make a stand to end modern slavery [News] - Issued 6 Feb 2019
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