Fórsa is a new trade union with over 80,000 members, formed on 2 nd January 2018.
Fórsa represents members in the public service, as well as the commercial sector, state agencies, some private companies and in the community and voluntary sector.
The union was formed after the members of IMPACT, the Civil, Public and Services Union (CPSU), and the Public Service Executive Union (PSEU) voted overwhelmingly to amalgamate the three organisations in November 2017.
Fórsa is the second largest union on the island of Ireland and by far the largest trade union voice in the Irish civil and public service.
The union is comprised of six divisions (see panels below where you will also find a full list of branches in each division) representing members in each of the relevant sectors.
Representing some 30,000 civil servants including clerical, administrative, technical and professional staff and service officers.
Representing over 12,000 education staff in schools and early education, as well as clerical, administrative, management staff in institutes of technology and education and training
Health & Welfare
Representing over 30,000 health workers including health and social care professionals; clerical, administrative and management staff and technical staff.
Local Government and Local Services
Representing over 9,000 local authority workers including clerical, administrative, management, technical and professional staff.
Representing over 1,000 general operatives and manual workers in Dublin local councils and educational institutes.