first_imgMeetings will be held today for Donegal HSE Home Helps to discuss new recommendations on their contracts of employment.SIPTU will hold the information meetings today at 3.30pm and 8pm in the Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny.The Labour Court recently recommended the establishment of a new minimum threshold of working hours for Home Helps. Restrictions to the outsourcing of the Home Help service were also recommended. This will be discussed at the meetings today. There are over 500 HSE Home Help workers based in Donegal and the meeting is open to both members and non-members.The new Labour Court ruling came after an intensive protesting and lobbying campaign by SIPTU activists highlighting cuts to the Home Help service.Home Help and local SIPTU Shop Steward Kathleen McGlynn from Finn Valley said: “This Labour Court recommendation will have implications for all Home Help workers. We will have new contracts, better security of hours, and the possibility of a better future for the service. It is up to us now to take this opportunity and I would encourage all of my colleagues throughout the county to attend this meeting.”  DONEGAL HOME HELPS TO DISCUSS EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS IN MEETINGS TODAY was last modified: October 29th, 2013 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:home helpHSEmeetingSIPTUlast_img read more

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