Work Matters - The FSU Podcast







New episodes published at 12 noon on the second Thursday of the month.

S1 E5 Anti-Racism and Trade UnionsS1 E6 - Anti-Racism and Trade Unions (April 2024)

In this episode Brian McDowell talks to David Carroll - Anti-Racist Workplaces & Unions Project Coordinator at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) and Steph Hanlon - National Convenor at Le Chéile on the issue of Racism in the workplace and how unions can work to address it.

Duration: 27 mins PLAY



Template-for-ThumbnailsS1 E5 - The Right to Organise Campaign (March 2024)

In this episode Brian McDowell talks to Ethel Buckley - Deputy General Secretary at SIPTU, Gareth Murphy - Head of Industrial Relations and Campaigns at FSU, and Fionnuala Ní Bhrógáin - Head of Organising and Campaigns at CWU on the upcoming Right to Organise campaign.

Duration: 44 mins PLAY 




S1 E4 - Menopause and Menstrual Health in the Workplace (February 2024)

On this episode of Work Matters we are going to talk about two issues affecting women in the workplace. We are going to explore the work being done on menopause and menstrual health workplace policies.

Duration: 32 mins PLAY




S1 E3 - Women In Finance (December 2023)

Today we are going to discuss Ireland’s Women in Finance Charter. An industry-led, government-supported measure designed to encourage gender diversity in the financial services industry in Ireland.

Duration: 26 mins PLAY




S1 E2 - Union Organising and Renewal (November 2023)

Union Organising: Gareth Murphy, Head of Industrial Relations and Campaigns, sits down with Ben Egan, Director Organising at Uni-Europa

Duration: 22 mins PLAY





S1 E1 - Budget 2024 (October 2023)

In the first of a new podcast series from FSU Ingrid Miley talks to ICTU General Secretary Owen Reidy and FSU General Secretary John O Connell about the upcoming Budget and the issues they believe the budget should include.

Duration: 28 mins PLAY