News & Press Releases from Congress

  1. Review of RTE Contracts Demands Urgent Response[News] - Issued 22 Jun 2018
    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has called on RTÉ to immediately set in train a process to rectify the position of workers who have been forced to accept self-employed contracts at the organisation.  Congress has also supported the call for a …


  2. Statement on Cervical Screening Inquiry[News] - Issued 22 Jun 2018
    The Executive Council of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions has noted the content and recommendations of the first report of the scoping enquiry into the cervical check screening inquiry, being conducted by Dr. Gabriel Scally. While Dr. Scally’s …


  3. Congress Survey of Young Workers and Housing Costs [News] - Issued 18 Jun 2018
    One in two young workers are struggling to cover their housing costs and are going without meals and other essentials to pay their rent according to a new survey from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The national opinion poll of 1,500 trade union …


  4. Rent eats first: Over half of young workers go hungry to pay rent[News] - Issued 15 Jun 2018
    One in two young workers are struggling to cover their housing costs and are going without meals and other essentials to pay their rent according to a new survey from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The national opinion poll of 1,500 trade union …


  5. COMMENT BY PATRICIA KING ON PROPOSED NEW PARENTAL LEAVE BILL[News] - Issued 13 Jun 2018Speaking at the ICTU Women’s Conference in Fermanagh on the likely passing of the Social Democrats’ Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2017 today, ICTU General Secretary Patricia King said: “This is a positive development which will allow parents …


  6. Congress meets with UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing[Article] - Issued 13 Jun 2018
  7. Childcare Cost Survey[News] - Issued 11 Jun 2018
  8. Help Congress keep Pressure on Government to take Action on the Housing Crisis [News] - Issued 5 Jun 2018
  9. Congress Concerned at Proposed Changes to State Pension[Press Release] - Issued 27 May 2018
  10. Referendum result must be respected by legislators[News] - Issued 26 May 2018
  11. NIC-ICTU Leaders Welcome Corbyn Pledges on Brexit, Workers’ Rights and Social Dialogue.[News] - Issued 24 May 2018
  12. Commission Recommendations a 'Missed Opportunity’ to Promote Better Working and Living Conditions[News] - Issued 23 May 2018
  13. Congress Backs Settlement Goods Bill, Endorses Call for Expulsion of Israeli Ambassador[News] - Issued 23 May 2018
  14. Congress Reiterates Support for Repeal of the Eight Amendment[News] - Issued 22 May 2018
  15. Need to Implement NESC Report on Utilising Public Land for Affordable Housing  [News] - Issued 18 May 2018
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