Monthly Archives: December 2019

Hospitality workers call time on exploitation at work over holiday period

Workers’ mental health at risk from being asked to work long shifts over Christmas, expected not to take breaks  Sexual harassment from management, colleagues or customers remains a prevalent risk Unite Hospitality activist Neil Moore spoke out for his union’s … Continue reading

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All we want for Christmas – is the tips we earn

Proposed tips legislation small but necessary step in the right direction Comments come as workers hold ‘Grinch’ protest outside Ivy December 17th: Unite, which organises workers in the hospitality sector, today (Tuesday) said the announcement by Employment Affairs Minister Regina … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unions to decide on action following talks with company

December 17th: Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media along with Siptu, today (Tuesday) said that unions will await the outcome of talks with the company before deciding on the form of any industrial action.  The announcement follows an invitation … Continue reading

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All parties should follow through on their election promises to include restoration of NHS pay parity in Northern Ireland talks process

A cross-party commitment to a payment necessary to avert planned strike action by local NHS workers this Wednesday Welcoming the commencement of fresh inter-party talks on the restoration of a functioning Northern Ireland Executive, Kevin McAdam Unite Lead officer for … Continue reading

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Union members in Virgin Media Ireland set for industrial action

December 9th: Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media along with Siptu, today (Monday) announced that union members have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action. The move follows attempts by the company to impose compulsory redundancies.  In addition, the company … Continue reading

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