Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ranbaxy closure blow to South-East says Unite as consultation starts

Union focused on securing best terms for workers March 31st: Responding to today’s news that the Ranbaxy pharmaceutical plant in Cashel is to close with the loss of over 100 jobs, trade union Unite – which represents around 70 workers … Continue reading

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Cadbury’s: Workers vote to accept WRC proposals

Company decision to abandon outsourcing illustrates power of collective action March 23rd: Members of Unite and SIPTU working at the Cadbury’s Coolock site have voted by a three-to-one majority to accept the proposals put forward by the Workplace Relations Commission … Continue reading

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Use of agency labour by Wincanton to undermine strike action would breach industrial law

Letter from Musgrave NI Managing Director informs store management they are working with Wincanton in putting in place ‘plans to manage any disruption’ Unite warns that it will pursue any potential breach with Employment Agency Inspectorate March 22nd: Maurice Cunningham, … Continue reading

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Threat to Musgrave deliveries as industrial dispute develops at Wincanton

Management proposals to cut workforce terms and conditions strongly rejected by union representatives Unite meeting with management to seek reversal of proposals and to avert risk of disruptive strike action March 21st: Maurice Cunningham, Unite officer for staff in Wincanton … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Technik: Jan O’Sullivan must seek extension of Globalisation Fund deadline

Full utilisation of fund must be priority for next Government March 21st: Unite today called on caretaker Education and Skills Minister Jan O’Sullivan to contact the European Commission and seek a year’s extension to the deadline for take-up of the … Continue reading

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