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Unite construction members recoup almost €500,000 from rogue employers in 2019

Unite construction members recoup almost €500,000 from rogue employers in 2019 January 14th: Unite’s construction branch, which represents workers throughout Ireland’s booming building industry, today (Tuesday) revealed that the union secured €487,000 for members during 2019.  As well as payments … 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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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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ELT sector: Unite welcomes establishment of Joint Labour Committee

Move follows sustained campaign by English Language Teachers organised in Unite December 2nd: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today welcomed the Government’s decision to implement a Labour Court recommendation and establish a Joint Labour Committee governing the … Continue reading

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