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IAC: Unite serves notice of further strike action on July 19th

Archaeologists to Dig4Decency rather than history at Aungier Street site Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today (Wednesday July 11th) announced that members working for consultancy IAC Archaeology will be taking further strike action against the Irish Archaeological Consultancy … Continue reading

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Airbus order must mean an end of Bombardier cost-cutting and outsourcing from Northern Ireland

JetBlue orders 120 Airbus A220 aircraft, formerly Bombardier CSeries, with wings built in Belfast July 11th: Unite Regional Secretary in Ireland, Jackie Pollock, welcomed news that airline operator JetBlue had ordered 60 Airbus A220 aircraft (formerly the Bombardier CSeries), with a … Continue reading

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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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Department for Infrastructure officials must heed public opposition to opening bus lanes to private taxis

Thousands sign petitions hosted by bus drivers’ union Unite and sustainable transport lobby Concerns raised about absence of equality screening in consultation on opening of Belfast bus lanes to 4,500 private taxis July 6th: Speaking on the closing date of … 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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