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Crane operators:  Unite members to ballot on proposed union agreement

Proposal paves way for pay increases and other terms and conditions to be enshrined in Registered Employment Agreement July 11th: Last night, at a general meeting of its crane operator membership, trade union Unite opened a ballot on a proposed … Continue reading

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Increased Living Wage figure highlights need to tackle gap between wages and costs

July 4th: Responding to today’s announcement that the 2018 Living Wage has been calculated as €11.90 per hour – a 20 cent increase – trade union Unite said the increase highlights the need to tackle the unsustainable gap between low … Continue reading

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Notice given to IAC employees on Macroom N22 Bypass ahead of strike action

Unite questions the timing of this notice July 1st: Commenting on the notice given to Irish Archaeology Consultancy staff working on the Macroom Bypass that their role on the scheme is coming to an end, trade union Unite, which represents … Continue reading

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Macroom bypass:  Archaeologists to down trowels in dispute with IAC

Works to be halted on July 4th following leading archaeological consultancy’s refusal to talk to Unite  Macroom stoppage first in planned nationwide series of actions June 27th: Members of Unite’s archaeological branch working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy on the … Continue reading

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English Language Teaching: Unite tells Taoiseach “Don’t just tweet – legislate!”

June 15th:  Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, said today that members were taken aback by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s Twitter reference to the ‘huge’ intangible value of English Language Teaching to Ireland, given the Government’s persistent failure to legislate for … Continue reading

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