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SIPTU President nominated Business Person of the Month by Business and Finance Magazine (via Kerry Public Service Workers’ Alliance)

Enough said!

SIPTU President nominated Business Person of the Month by Business and Finance Magazine Congratulations to Jack O'Connor, general president of Siptu, on his nomination as Business Person of the Month by the latest issue of the Irish monthly Business and Finance Magazine. Lauded for his cave-in on the Croke Park proposals and seeking to block industrial action, Mr O'Connor is highly recommended by the Magazine for "realising the damage that further disruption could cause to Ireland's reputation abroad." Jack is in very good company, … Read More

via Kerry Public Service Workers' Alliance

TUI Success in Resisting 3rd level Outsourcing in WIT: As reported in “The Phoenix”

TUI was able to reverse this development in WIT.
TUI at WIT and at DIT successfully resisted outsourcing of musical instrument teaching some years ago
The key point is that TUI would not be able to resist such initiatives under Croke Park Deal.

Outsourcing from Phoenix

VENIE, VIDI,VICTIMISED
(Excerpt)
Shortly afterwards, the TUI put its foot down. Angered already at the failure, as promised, to consult on new cost-cutting or other measures and outraged at Martin’s dual role, they refused to co-operate with WEA and demanded that the English language courses be brought back into WIT. There was even a threat to picket the WEA by TUI members. The college authorities quickly folded and after this academic year has been completed, all Saudi English language students will be taught at WIT by college staff.

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