Monthly Archives: July 2015

Unite Announces News that Final Resolution of the Waterford Crystal Pension case Delivers Justice for its Members

July 31st: Unite today welcomed the High Court decision to close off the Waterford Crystal pensions case following confirmation that the ten plaintiffs have accepted the letters of offer in regard to their pensions and lump sums as set out … Continue reading

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Unite: Time to reassert role of state in job creation

July 28th: Presenting Unite’s Submission in respect of the 2016 Action Plan for Jobs today, the union’s Regional Coordinating Officer Richie Browne said that the role of the state in job creation needs to be reasserted. Mr Browne was speaking … Continue reading

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Presentations to seminar on precarious work, 23 July

July 27th: Last week’s Unite seminar on precarious work – Strategies to End Precariousness: The Case for Decent Work – heard a number of speakers outline the extent of precarious work in Ireland and the impact on the workers concerned.  … Continue reading

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Brazen admission by HSCB chief exposes irresponsible approach of management

Healthcare decisions being made to meet austerity budgets not patient need  Commitment and loyalty of workers to public healthcare system being exploited by management  July 23rd: Unite National Officer with responsibility for Health, Kevin McAdam, expressed his anger at comments … Continue reading

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Remarks by contributors at today’s Unite seminar on precarious work

July 23rd: Unite this morning hosted a seminar on precarious work entitled Strategies to End Precariousness: The Case for Decent Work. The event was chaired by Uplift Director Siobhan O’Donoghue and NIPSA General Secretary and ICTU President Brian Campfield. The … Continue reading

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