Monthly Archives: November 2017

Unite representatives to give evidence before Westminster Northern Ireland Select Committee later today

Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly will raise demand for action by UK government to safeguard 4,000 jobs at Bombardier Union will highlight need for an activist industrial strategy for Northern Ireland to defend workers from impact of protectionist ‘America First’ … Continue reading

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Unite ELT information week kicks off with Oireachtas briefing

English Language Teachers to inform QQI conference delegates about precarious working conditions November 21st: As part of its campaign to secure decent working conditions for English Language Teachers, trade union Unite – which represents over 150 ELT teachers – this … Continue reading

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Unite slams Capita’s ongoing refusal to pay Labour Court recommendation

Outsourcing giant dubs Labour Court finding ‘inappropriate’  Capita has government contracts worth nearly €140 million November 21st: Unite, which represents workers made redundant by AMT-Sybex, a subsidiary of outsourcing giant Capita, today (Tuesday 21 November) accused the outsourcing giant of … Continue reading

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Irish Rail recommendation signals welcome progress

Unite to ballot members as further strike days deferred Progress would not have been achieved without determined action November 10th:  Unite, which represents craft workers in Irish Rail, this evening confirmed that it will be balloting members on the recommendation … Continue reading

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ELT: Unite seeks meeting with umbrella group to address abuses

Welcoming MEI instruction on bogus self-employment, union says all abuses must be challenged  “ELT sector must be reputable as well as profitable” November 9th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, today welcomed the decision by umbrella body Marketing English in … Continue reading

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