Monthly Archives: January 2015

Crisis summit needed to tackle national deprivation emergency

Latest figures show nearly 1-in-3 living in deprivation, including 1-in-5 people in work Union says tax-cutting agenda does not serve those hardest hit by austerity January 21st: In a strongly-worded statement issued today, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said that … Continue reading

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Rhatigan dispute: Labour Court hearing set for Friday after CIDT/conciliation concludes without resolution

January 21st: The dispute between Unite and Galway-based construction company JJ Rhatigan & Co has been referred back to the Labour Court for a recommendation after the conclusion of a Construction Industry Dispute Tribunal and conciliation process yesterday afternoon without … Continue reading

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JJ Rhatigan dispute to form subject of CIDT hearing tomorrow

Unite urges company to engage constructively to resolve five-month old dispute The dispute between Unite and construction company JJ Rhatigan and Co will form the subject of a hearing at the Construction Industry Disputes Tribunal (CIDT) tomorrow (Monday 19 January). … Continue reading

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AIB: Unite warns of possible industrial action, requests urgent meeting with Minister

Union accuses bank of failure to honour pension agreement and systematic refusal to engage January 15th: Trade union Unite, which represents over 200 members at AIB, has written to Finance Minister Michael Noonan informing him of the rapidly deteriorating industrial … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes guidance for Employers on Conflict-related Convictions

Conflict-related convictions not to be ‘taken into account’ unless materially relevant to job Guidance establishes tripartite review panel January 12th: Regional Secretary of Unite, Jimmy Kelly, welcomed the publication of guidance by a working group established by the Offices of … Continue reading

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