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Dundalk philanthropist Naughton told ‘Charity begins at home’

Glen Dimplex founder challenged on failure to pay Living Wage Unite announces strike action in Portadown following talks breakdown November 11th: Noted philanthropist Martin Naughton, founder of consumer appliance giant Glen Dimplex, has been challenged on the company’s failure to … Continue reading

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As archaeologists strike in Portmarnock, Unite again asks IAC to attend WRC

Dispute is on foot of IAC’s refusal to engage collectively with workers Union welcomes Institute of Archaeologists in Ireland statement urging use of state’s industrial relations mechanisms November 8th: Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today again urged the … Continue reading

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IAC: Unite serves notice of third day of strike action on November 8th

Archaeologists to Dig4Decency at Portmarnock site November 4th:  Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today (Sunday November 4th) announced that members working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy at the company’s site in Portmarnock will be taking a third day … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona: Unite writes to company setting out demands

Union will seek ballot for industrial action if insufficient progress made October 25th: Unite, which represents members working for Bord na Mona, has today written to the company setting out the union’s demands following yesterday’s announcement of projected redundancies.  The … Continue reading

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The Authentic Food Company: Unite obtains assurances on social welfare entitlements

Department will approve claims for Unemployment Benefit in advance of liquidation completion Trade union Unite, which represents workers in Dundalk’s The Authentic Food Company plant, today (Thursday) announced that it has obtained assurances from the Department of Social Protection that … Continue reading

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