Monthly Archives: September 2016

CityJet urged to allow pay dispute to be referred to Labour Court as industrial action continues

Unite members angry at company threat to terminate recognition agreement September 29th: Trade union Unite – which represents pilots working for CityJet – today  reiterated its call for the company to agree to the WRC referring the pay issues at … Continue reading

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Unite backs Belfast City Centre Anti-Austerity demonstration

Protest coincides with People’s Assembly protest against Conservative Party conference in Birmingham Austerity part of an agenda seeking to transfer wealth from working-class to the wealthy September 27th: Jackie Pollock, deputy Irish Regional Secretary for Unite offered his union’s backing … Continue reading

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Dublin Bus: Unite looks forward to engaging at WRC without preconditions

September 25th Unite, which represents craft worker in Dublin Bus, has welcomed the intervention of the Workplace Relations Commission in the ongoing dispute.  Speaking in advance of talks scheduled to take place tomorrow (Monday), Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley noted … Continue reading

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Dublin Bus: Shrinking subvention at root of problems

As dispute escalates, Unite says workers and public paying price for “persistent Government disengagement” September 19th: Following last week’s announcement of an escalation in the ongoing industrial action at Dublin Bus, trade union Unite – which represents craft workers in … Continue reading

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No justification for Translink management to consider another Fare Hike

Interview remarks indicating Chief Executive’s equivocal attitude to privatisation deeply concerning Translink management stall on delivery of Unite’s ‘cost-saving’ proposals, refuse to disclose findings of studies on NITHCo’s extensive property portfolio September 16th: Unite officer for Translink Davy McMurray, whose … Continue reading

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