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Unite welcomes establishment of JLC for English Language Teaching sector

JLC follows lengthy campaign by Unite members working in sector 31 January: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, has welcomed the establishment of a Joint Labour Committee to set minimum terms and conditions in the sector.  The JLC … Continue reading

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Ashtown attack on migrant workers highlights need for solidarity

Unite BAEM Committee warns Ireland at crossroads as far right seeks to create division 30 January: The Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Committee of trade union Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, today (Monday) said that the weekend attack … Continue reading

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4,000 Unite NHS members to strike across NI tomorrow

Health and social care workers determined to defend living standards 25 January: Members of Unite, which represents 4,000 health and social care workers across Northern Ireland, will be joining members of other health unions in taking industrial action tomorrow (Thursday … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Raise the Roof rally must signal turning point on housing

Unite says many construction workers cannot afford homes they build November 24th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has called for a large turnout at the Raise the Roof housing rally due to take place this coming Saturday (26 … Continue reading

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Dept of Health running out of time to save Registered Childminders sector

As Unite seeks emergency meeting, survey confirms nearly 70% of childminders considering leaving sector November 24th: Unite the union has written to the head of the Family Policy Unit in the Department of Health to request that they lift restrictions … Continue reading

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