Monthly Archives: November 2013

Unite strongly condemns pipe bomb attack on bus, commends driver’s bravery

Attack was assault on working people and wider community November  21st: Trade union Unite this morning condemned in the strongest possible terms last night’s pipe bomb attack on a bus in Derry/Londonderry during which a group of men boarded the … Continue reading

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Pension proposals offer no comfort to former Waterford Crystal workers

Union leader says pension protection legislation must fully protect workers’ entitlements November 20th: Unite today extended a cautious welcome to the news that the Government intends to introduce legislation providing some protection for members of Defined Benefit schemes in the … Continue reading

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Unions ask Bord na Mona CEO to intervene in escalating dispute

Bord na Mona workers locked out in the cold after company tries to impose unilateral changes  Human resource management taking back seat to ‘asset management’ says union official November 19th: The Bord na Mona Craft Group of Unions has written … Continue reading

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ESB: Overwhelming Unite vote in favour of industrial action indicates strength of feeling over pension changes

November 18th: Over 89 per cent of Unite ESB members have voted in favour of industrial action in the ballot which concluded today (18 November). The result was 89.1 per cent in favour and 10.9 per cent against. Commenting, Unite … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Technik Airmotive: Unite Chair of Employee Works Council says unions will explore all avenues to secure future of plant

Unions looking forward to constructive and meaningful discussions designed to secure Rathcoole jobs November 15th: In an initial response to this afternoon’s announcement by Lufthansa Technik Airmotive that it is to start consultation with unions and employee representatives on the … Continue reading

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