News & Press Releases from Congress

  1. ICTU Diary Marker: People's College Celebrates 70 Years of Providing Workers' Education[News] - Issued 8 Nov 2018
    Venue: The Hugh Lane Gallery, Charlemont House, Parnell Square, Dublin 1 Date: Friday, 9th November Time: 3.00 pm   The People’s College will celebrate its 70th anniversary this Friday (9th, November) in the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin.   …


  2. ICTU supports protests by Google employees concerning sexual harassment in the workplace[Press Release] - Issued 1 Nov 2018Global protests by Google employees including Dublin against sexual harassment in the workplace has highlighted the need for Government action on the issue. General Secretary of Congress Patricia King, who has pressed for amendments to current …


  3. Congress Calls for Immediate Establishment of Just Transition Forum on Move to Low Carbon Economy[News] - Issued 26 Oct 2018
    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has called for the immediate establishment of a Just Transition Forum to help ensure that workers and communities across Ireland do not bear the brunt of the move to a low carbon economy. Congress General Secretary …


  4. Construction Industry Committee of ICTU raises serious concerns about building safety[News] - Issued 24 Oct 2018
    The Construction Industry Committee of the Irish Congress of Trades Unions has expressed serious concern that 40 schools built since 2008 are to undergo structural assessment inspections because of fire safety and structural issues. Billy Wall, …


  5. Owen Reidy on Brexit in Irish Times 22 Oct[Article] - Issued 22 Oct 2018
    The following is Owen Reidy's Op-Ed in the Irish Times (22 Oct 2018)   Politicians on both sides of the Irish Sea and in Europe are trying to find their way though a maze of borders, barriers and Brexit red lines. These feverish weeks of …


  6. Time for an internationally binding treaty on business and human rights[News] - Issued 18 Oct 2018
  7. State Purchase of Lands at Luggala Estate, Co. Wicklow[News] - Issued 18 Oct 2018
  8. VAT changes 'significant' but the government fails to tackle the housing crisis[News] - Issued 9 Oct 2018
  9. Outcome of Housing Lobby of TDs Shows ‘Clear Political Appetite for Change in Housing Policy’[News] - Issued 2 Oct 2018
  10. The Belfast Agreement must not be altered by Brexit[News] - Issued 2 Oct 2018
  11. Congress Seeks Meeting with Garda Commissioner over Concerns at Policing of Protests[News] - Issued 19 Sep 2018
  12. PROPOSED PARENTAL LEAVE SCHEME PROGRESSIVE BUT FALLS SHORT OF NEEDS OF WORKING FAMILIES AND THEIR CHILDREN[News] - Issued 18 Sep 2018
  13. The General Secretary of the ICTU Patricia King has paid tribute to the former CEO of the Employment Equality Authority and veteran trade unionist, Sylvia Meehan who has died following a long illness[Press Release] - Issued 6 Sep 2018
  14. VOTE BY PILOTS MARKS A TURNING POINT IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AT THE COMPANY[Press Release] - Issued 5 Sep 2018
  15. Trade Unions, Housing Advocates, Community & Campaign Groups Issue Joint Call for Radical Change in Housing Policy[News] - Issued 5 Sep 2018
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