#Budget2020: Putting Pay on the Agenda

Print Media Coverage

Sunday Business Post: Zappone seeking budget fund to help childcare providers pay ‘living wage’

Journal.ie: ‘We’re seen as glorified babysitters’: Survey finds 94% of childcare workers can’t make ends meet

Irish Times: Underpaid, overworked: ‘Glorified babysitters’ will take no more

Irish Examiner: Almost half of childcare workers actively seeking another job, research reveals

Limerick Leader: Union budget submission in limerick to shine light on creche workers’ plight

The Times: 90% of childcare workers ready to leave over pay

Kilkenny People: Cross-party support in Kilkenny for SIPTU Childcare Campaign

Irish Independent: ‘Childcare staff pay for supplies from own pocket — and few get maternity pay’

Irish Independent: Childcare workers demand radical changes as many live in poverty

SIPTU Launch Early Years Professionals Survey

The Early Childhood Workforce Initiative: Irish early years professionals undervalued and underpaid

Irish Examiner: Parents will be ‘left to pick up the pieces’ until under-investment in childcare tackled

SIPTU: Pre-Budget Lobbying Campaign


Irish Times: Childcare workers and some lone parents dismayed at €94m package

Irish Mirror: SIPTU blasts Budget over childcare crisis

Irish Examiner: #Budget2020 reaction: SIPTU slams ‘muddled, contradictory and regressive’ budget

Nursery World: Irish childcare crisis laid bare in report

Breaking News: Crisis in Childcare

Head Topics: Crisis in Childcare


SIPTU Video: Delivering ‘protest postcards’ to Paschal

SIPTU Video: Presentation to politicians at Lenister House

SIPTU Video: Launch of Early Years Professionals’ Survey

SIPTU Video: Launch of Early Years Professionals Survey — Political Support

SIPTU Video: National Committee & Protest Postcard Campaign

SIPTU Video: Galway budget 2020 campaign meeting

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