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As construction sites re-open, Unite seeks NPHET guidance on testing regime

April 11th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, has written to NPHET seeking guidance on the optimum testing regime for construction sites.  Although approximately 30% of construction sites have remained open throughout Level 5 restrictions, non-essential construction sites have been … Continue reading

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Driving Instructors: Unite welcomes Oireachtas Joint Committee intervention

April 1st: Unite, which represents driving instructors working throughout Ireland, today (Thursday) welcomed the decision by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Networks to write to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan highlighting the impact of Covid-19 on driving testing … Continue reading

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Unite launches ‘Action on Amazon’ campaign as company plans Dublin fulfilment centre

Union targets online retail giant’s poor employment practices Unite, which represents workers throughout Ireland, has launched a national advertising campaign to encourage Amazon workers to blow the whistle on poor treatment by calling 1800-851268.  The online retail giant, which already … Continue reading

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Unite warns of impending crisis in driver education

Warning follows revelation of RSA plan for massive increase in Driver Theory Testing Union writes to Minister highlighting capacity issues and seeking urgent consultation Trade union Unite, which represents Approved Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, has today (Friday) warned of an … Continue reading

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BOI branch closures: Unite accuses bank of abandoning workers and communities

Decision must be put on hold pending full and transparent consultation process March 1st: Unite today (Monday) said that the decision by Bank of Ireland to close branches across Ireland is a blow not only to the workers who have … Continue reading

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