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CPSU is the biggest union in the country representing low paid workers, most of them in the public sector. Plus it offers a wide range of financial and other benefits, and a great support structure when you need it in the workplace.


Here’s 10 great reasons to join the CPSU:

  1. There’s strength in numbers. High levels of membership means the union’s voice is stronger
  2. Know your rights. Contact the MIRU (Membership Information and Rights Unit) for any queries on individual rights
  3. Save money. CPSU offers their members a number of financial benefits. . MORE
  4. Campaign for equality. CPSU has a long history of taking equality cases on behalf of our members e.g. Garda Equal Pay case
  5. Be informed. Through the Aontas magazine, social media channels and written circulars members are kept informed of the latest developments.
  6. Don’t be bullied. MIRU can answer any questions you may have about bullying and harassment in the workplace. MORE
  7. Have your voice heard at the top table.  The CPSU negotiates on Pay, Pensions and Conditions with Government and other employers.
  8. Help with transfers. Members can apply for head-to-head transfers through the Aontas magazine.
  9. Get valuable assistance in difficult times. If you lose a close family member, the union has a special mortality benefit,and can help with funeral expenses etc. MORE
  10. Solidarity. Being part of a trade union is an expression of solidarity with your work colleagues and with other union members in Ireland and internationally.


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