News & Press Releases from Congress

  1. Sustainable Development Goals - what are they and what role has Congress ?[News] - Issued 12 Nov 2019
    The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. has appointed 12 chosen champions, organisations including ICTU, who are leading by example in achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The 12 champions will …


  2. School Resource 'Labour, Gender and class in the Struggle for Irish Independence 1917-1923' launched today[News] - Issued 8 Nov 2019
    The ''Labour, Gender and Class in the Struggle for Irish Independence 1917-1923' School Resource was launched today.  This resource aims to promote open discussion and debate among students about how people lived a hundred years ago, how the trade …


  3. Frank Vaughan interview - health and safety in the workplace[News] - Issued 6 Nov 2019
    As he prepares to step down from the Board of the HSA after six years, returning to his role as convenor of ICTU’s health and safety committee, Frank Vaughan, presents challenging insights and views on the future of OSH (Occupational Safety and …


  4. Remembering the Dunnes Stores Strike 35 years ago[News] - Issued 5 Nov 2019
    General Secretary of Congress Patricia King has paid tribute to the courage of Dunnes Stores workers at an event to mark the 35th anniversary of their strike, and their extraordinary almost three-year-long fight for impoverished black South African …


  5. Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace Survey[News] - Issued 5 Nov 2019
    Sexual harassment can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Yet all too often, it happens in the workplace. Some examples of behaviour that could constitute sexual harassment are: unwanted indecent or suggestive remarks; questions, jokes, or …


  6. Brexit and the threat to jobs - Congress proposes a short time work scheme[News] - Issued 4 Nov 2019
  7. Pension Auto Enrolment Scheme[News] - Issued 4 Nov 2019
  8. Government must act to end the homeless crisis[News] - Issued 4 Nov 2019
  9. Gender Pay Gap Information Bill must be a Government priority[News] - Issued 30 Oct 2019
  10. Time to think of importance of retail as Christmas looms - Dr.Lisa Wilson NERI[News] - Issued 21 Oct 2019
  11. Congress Statement on Proposed Brexit Agreement[News] - Issued 17 Oct 2019
  12. Congress Supports Go Safe Speed Van Operators Dispute[News] - Issued 17 Oct 2019
  13. ICTU Condemns Attacks on North-East Syria[News] - Issued 11 Oct 2019
  14. Congress strongly criticises decision to defer 30 cent increase to low paid workers[News] - Issued 8 Oct 2019
  15. Congress response to Budget 2020[News] - Issued 8 Oct 2019
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