Monthly Archives: August 2020

Premier Periclase dispute: Tanaiste urged to intervene

Union accuses company of reneging on agreements August 30th:  Unite, which represents members working for the Drogheda-based Louth magnesia plant Premier Periclase, has supported calls for the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, to use his … Continue reading

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Registered Childminders in NI left ‘out in the cold’ by the Department Of Education Covid safety precautions

NICMA and Unite Registered Childminders issue joint call for the Department Of Education to help forgotten key workers Unite Registered Childminders NI and NICMA have joined forces to fight for the equality of childminders and demand they are lifted out … Continue reading

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Solidarity rally to demand St Mary’s and other Sisters of Charity facilities remain open and provide continuity of care to residents

WHAT: Socially-distanced protest to demand Caritas and St Mary’s centres remain open                                                               WHERE: St Mary’s Centre Nursing Home, Merrion Road, Dublin 4WHEN: TOMORROW 1pm, Wednesday August 26th 2020 Unite Regional Officer, Willie Quigley, called for the public to back struggling workers … Continue reading

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Cranswick: latest Covid-19 cluster highlights ongoing failure to address issues in meat sector

Unite urgently seeking clarification and assurances from management “If workers are not safe, nobody is safe” August 20th:  Unite, which has members working at the Cranswick meat processing plant in Cullybackey, which has shut down following a Covid-19 cluster, is … Continue reading

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Road Safety Authority flunks Covid-safety test

Unite says Driving Instructors locked out of hand hygiene August 20th:  Unite, which represents Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, has accused the Road Safety Authority of locking instructors out of hand hygiene since the resumption of driving tests.  Pointing out that, during … Continue reading

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