News & Press Releases from Congress

  1. #WorkSafely to Stop Covid-19 from spreading [News] - Issued 15 Apr 2021
    The Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment is promoting a #WorkSafely Campaign reminding workers and the public about hand hygiene and surface cleaning to protect everyone from the Covid-19 virus. The campaign includes a video on handwashing, …


  2. Right to Disconnect vital for workers' quality of life[News] - Issued 1 Apr 2021
    Responding to the launch of the WRC Code of Practice on the Right to Disconnect, Irish Congress of Trade Unions general secretary Patricia King said: “Trade unions have been to the fore in highlighting that existing checks on excessive working …


  3. Gender pay gap information Bill [News] - Issued 31 Mar 2021
    Congress welcomes today’s long awaited announcement by Roderic O’Gorman T.D., Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, that he has received Cabinet approval to amend the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill and to introduce …


  4. Time for actions, not just condemnation, against the military junta in Myanmar[News] - Issued 30 Mar 2021
    (photo: Myat Thu Kyaw / NurPhoto via AFP) Congress joins with trade unions around the world in condemning the bloody repression by the Myanmar military which has trampled over democracy and the legitimate protests of the people of Myanmar and killed …


  5. Remote Working has potential to be a win-win for Rural Communities and Workers’ Quality of Life [News] - Issued 29 Mar 2021
    Responding to the launch of the new five-year strategy Our Rural Future, Irish Congress of Trade Unions General Secretary Patricia King said: “It took a pandemic to fully awaken us to the potential for remote working. While the ‘working from …


  6. Approval of Climate Bill Means Government Must Move on Just Transition Measures[News] - Issued 24 Mar 2021
  7. National Remote Work Strategy protects workers from “always-on” culture.[News] - Issued 23 Mar 2021
  8. International Day against Racism[News] - Issued 19 Mar 2021
  9. The Future of Banking - Congress Statement[News] - Issued 11 Mar 2021
  10. 'Women Leadership and Change' - Congress marks International Women's Day[News] - Issued 7 Mar 2021
  11. New approach needed to ensure a sustainable future for meat processing and workers - Congress [News] - Issued 4 Mar 2021
  12. Congress condemns street violence at Dublin protest[News] - Issued 1 Mar 2021
  13. ICTU Launches Bullying and Harassment Prevention Guidelines for Trade Union Activists[News] - Issued 26 Feb 2021
  14. Raise the Roof Campaign Calls for Full Support for New Measures to Assist Student Renters[News] - Issued 25 Feb 2021
  15. Making Work Pay Across Europe - EU Commissions' proposed directive[News] - Issued 19 Feb 2021
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