Monthly Archives: June 2019

Unite tells Oireachtas Committee that “culture of disregard for workers” is undermining potential of English Language Teaching sector

Standards in QQA Bill need to be underpinned by additional legislation June 19th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, has told the joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills that the potential of the Irish ELT sector to be a … Continue reading

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Former Ivy worker details process of tip theft at luxury restaurant

Julia Marciniak joins Brendan Ogle, Joan Collins and Cieran Perry at press conference to support tips legislation June 18th: A press conference organised by Joan Collins TD this morning (Tuesday) heard former Ivy worker and Unite member Julia Marciniak explain … Continue reading

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Unite urges Doherty to publish tips legislation before Dail recess

Promised legislation follows determined action by Unite members and campaigners June 12th: Unite today welcomed the announcement by Employment Affairs and Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty that she will be bringing forward legislation to ensure that tips are not used to … Continue reading

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Newry, Mourne and Down District Council management must accord women period dignity

Union members slam inadequacy of council approach which seeks to place onus on staff for donations to addressing period poverty Management approach should focus on providing women with dignity and normalising a natural biological process Unite Regional Women’s and Equalities … Continue reading

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