News & Press Releases from Congress

  1. Tackling insecure work in Europe - a critical moment[News] - Issued 18 Jan 2019
    The good news is that employment in the EU is at a record high.  The bad news is that so much of it is insecure work - and a directive currently in train needs to be tough enough to fix that. So says Esther Lynch, Confederal Secretary of ETUC.  …


  2. Owen Reidy writes on Brexit in Belfast Newsletter[News] - Issued 16 Jan 2019
    https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/opinion/ictu-in-absence-of-devolution-northern-ireland-needs-a-stakeholder-forum-to-examine-brexit-1-8771807


  3. Congress statement on UK Brexit vote[News] - Issued 16 Jan 2019  Responding to the rejection of the draft Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the UK government and the EU in the House of Commons on Tuesday 15th January 2019, Patricia King, General Secretary of the ICTU stated, “while we all anticipated …


  4. ICTU Report shows that Executive Pay continues to Climb[News] - Issued 30 Dec 2018
    An analysis of twenty-six companies shows that the average total pay for Irish CEOs in 2017 is increasing at a rate of 6% per annum. The ICTU study reveals that the total remuneration packages can be as much as €8.6 million for the CEO of CRH, the …


  5. Private Sector Pay Guidelines for 2019[Press Release] - Issued 20 Dec 2018
    The Congress Private Sector Committee today issued guidance to unions in the private sector on how claims for increases in pay in 2019 should be framed. The Committee have advised unions, that as a minimum floor unions should seek an increase in pay …


  6. Irish Times report on university education and congress concerns[News] - Issued 18 Dec 2018
  7. Education must be unconstrained by employers' influence[News] - Issued 12 Dec 2018
  8. Congress Statement on Grafton College[News] - Issued 7 Dec 2018
  9. Congress calls for concrete Just Transition actions at Oireachtas Climate Action Committee[News] - Issued 4 Dec 2018
  10. Raising the earnings disregard - a significant development on eve of International Day of People with Disabilities[News] - Issued 30 Nov 2018
  11. Irish Independent front page on pensions[News] - Issued 26 Nov 2018
  12. RTE Report of ICTU Executive Council Meeting on Brexit on 21 Nov 2018[News] - Issued 26 Nov 2018
  13. Stop Violence Against Women at Work - Support an ILO Convention[News] - Issued 23 Nov 2018
  14. Congress Statement to Joint Committee on Justice & Equality on Gender Pay Gap Information Bill[News] - Issued 21 Nov 2018
  15. ICTU Executive warns 'no deal' Brexit would be a catastrophe for workers North and South[News] - Issued 21 Nov 2018
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