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New to ESB and want information on which Union to join?

There are currently 4 Unions affiliated to the Group of Unions – each representing different categories.  If you would like more information on which would be the best ‘fit’ for you, get in touch with the GoU office using the Contact Us link and let us know your name & contact […]

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Matthew Conroy’s Retirement

A presentation was made to Matthew Conroy, SIPTU Shop Steward, at the April Group Meeting to mark his retirement after more than 30 years as a Staff Representative and a member of the Group of Unions forum.  In the photo are Jim McVeigh, SIPTU Official, Matthew Conroy […]

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Secretary, ICTU/ESB Group of Unions

Mr Jimmy Nolan has taken up the position of Secretary, ICTU/ESB Group of Unions, week beginning 5 October 2015.  Mr Nolan will be based in the GoU offices in Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

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Interim Recommendation Disccussions

Please click on link to see latest update on Interim Recommendation Discussions which issued to members on 23 April 2015. Update to Members

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Update to Members 29 September 2014

Please click on link below to access the latest Update to Union Members dated 29 September 2014.   Update to Union Members 29 September 2014

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Correspondence on ESB Accounts

Having being made aware that the Accounts are being presented to the Board Meeting on 5 March, and also that ESB Management intend to communicate with staff on the contents of the Accounts, the Group of Unions decided to restate its position established as a result of […]

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Presentation to Brendan Ogle on behalf of GoU

Presentation to Brendan Ogle on behalf of GoU

A presentation was made by Fran O’Neill, General Secretary, ESU to Brendan Ogle as he stepped down from his role as Secretary, ESB Group of Unions. 

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Open Letter to ESB Union Members

Please click on the link below to read the Open Letter from the Group Secretary to ESB Union Members. Open Letter to Union Members

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Statement issued by the Group Secretary – 4 February 2014

Please find attached statement issued by the Group Secretary. Exit Statement 4 February 2014

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Once again ESB Crews risk lives keeping the power on – 23 December 2013

The ESB Group of Unions wish to pay tribute to their men and women members who will work over the Christmas period, along with their Call Centre colleagues, repairing storm damaged lines and endeavouring to keep customers of all electricity supply companies warm and safe. The storms […]

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