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Wrightbus: Unite seeks meeting with company to clarify reports

July 23rd: Unite, which represents workers in Wrightbus, today said it is seeking an urgent meeting with the company to clarify reports that the company is seeking new investors. Regional Officer George Brash said the union has recently held meetings with … Continue reading

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As Bord na Mona crisis escalates, Bruton must take charge

Unite demands Minister honour 2018 commitment to seek EU assistance July 23rd:  Unite today called on Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton to take charge of the crisis in Bord na Mona which is threatening jobs throughout the Midlands … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona crisis: Bruton must intervene to restore confidence in Just Transition process

Unite accuses management of tearing up agreement in ideological attempt to undermine company remit July 21st: Unite today (Sunday) called on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, to intervene in the crisis at Bord na Mona … Continue reading

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Major win for English Language Teachers

QQA Bill is passed and mediator recommends establishment of Joint Labour Committee July 12th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, today (Friday) welcomed the passage of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018, and the publication … Continue reading

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TCD protest hears workers’ rights being abused on publicly-funded project

Time to turn off contract stream to rogue employers July 11th:  Unite, which organises construction workers, held a protest this morning (Thursday) at the site of TCD’s new Oisin House student accommodation block on Pearse Street. The main contractor on … Continue reading

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