Monthly Archives: March 2018

Teachers left unpaid as Limerick language school closes

Unite meeting teachers next Tuesday, working to secure wages  LanLearn case highlights need for proper regulation March 22nd: Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, today said that 10 teachers have been left without wages owed following the closure of LanLearn, … Continue reading

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NHS pay offer must translate into pay parity for Northern Ireland healthcare workers

UK-wide deal offering 6.5% to NHS workers over three years is welcome news for healthcare workers who have seen real terms pay fall over last decade Wednesday March 21st: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional officer with responsibility for his union’s membership … Continue reading

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Collective bargaining must be centrepiece of response to in-work poverty

Responding to SJI figures, Unite also highlights need to tackle precariousness, achieve Living Wage March 20th: Responding to figures published by Social Justice Ireland showing that the number of working poor in Ireland has continued to rise despite the economic … Continue reading

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Striking Belfast Taxi admin workers win support of public and solidarity of taxi drivers

All but five of the 160 taxi drivers refuse to cross striking workers’ picket line Belfast Taxis must address fact that some of their lowest paid workers haven’t receive pay increase in years March 14th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, … Continue reading

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Unite pickets placed on Belfast Taxis at 8.30am tomorrow morning in industrial dispute

In pay talks, Taxi bosses tie minimalist pay offer to significant changes to workers’ terms and conditions Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, confirmed his union’s membership would be picketing outside Belfast Taxi from 8.30am tomorrow morning [Wednesday March 14th]: “Unite … Continue reading

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