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Unite Hospitality Branch position on proposed ‘Tips’ legislation

Unite met with the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, on Monday 17 January.  Click here to read the position of the Hospitality Branch, here to read our statement issued following the meeting, and here … Continue reading

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Unite meets Tanaiste to discuss proposed tips legislation

Tip theft cheats workers and customers Robust legislation would increase public confidence in sector Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality sector, yesterday (Monday) met with the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar to … Continue reading

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Murder of Ashling Murphy must be catalyst for change

Unite Regional Women’s Committee backs call for single Government department to address violence against women Trade union Unite, which represents workers throughout Ireland, today (Friday) said that Wednesday’s murder of teacher Ashling Murphy must act as a catalyst for change, … Continue reading

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Simultaneous strikes to hit Foyle port complex tomorrow

Workers at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port demanding pay increase Essential workers kept goods moving during pandemic Unite members at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port will be taking strike action tomorrow (Monday) in pursuit of pay increases.  It will … Continue reading

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Burke Shipping Services workers striking today

Low-paid essential workers seek pay parity with rest of sector Unite members working for Burke Shipping Services are taking strike action today (Friday) in pursuit of a pay increase to bring them into line with comparable workers in the sector.  Workers … Continue reading

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