Monthly Archives: February 2022

Union expresses revulsion at decision by Regina Coeli House management committee to sack hostel workers

Five workers sacked despite employer assurances they would not receive a decision until next week Unite question if dismissal was designed to avoid paying meagre redundancy to employees  Workers at Regina Coeli House who are now into the seventh week … Continue reading

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Welcome for Department of Education extension of childcare sustainability fund

Public commitment by Education Minister could mean additional payment of £765 to registered childminders Move comes after intense campaign to highlight needs of practitioners by Unite the union Registered Childminders branch Unite the union welcomed today’s commitment by Education Minister … Continue reading

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Management committee at Regina Coeli House challenged to provide report detailing buildings alleged structural issues to the Labour Relations Agency

Unite to raise demand that Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey intervene to provide continuity of care  Work-in occupation by staff at women’s hostel enters its seventh week A work-in occupation by staff working at Regina Coeli House in Belfast enters its seventh … Continue reading

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Unite hails Labour Court determination that former Ivy workers were dismissed for trade union activities

Court findings `devastating indictment’ of restaurant group Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality sector, today (Sunday) welcomed the determination by the Irish Labour Court that former Ivy workers Julia Marciniak and Lenka Laiermanova were dismissed by the … Continue reading

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Unite warns check test backlog may leave driving instructors and learners in limbo

Union calls for permits to be extended while backlog is cleared February 16th: Unite, which represents Approved Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, has called on the Road Safety Authority to extend instructors’ permits while the RSA works through the backlog of … Continue reading

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