Category Archives: Press Releases

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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Joint Unite-GMB-Translink statement: Translink services impacted by civil unrest

Translink’s top priority is the safety of all passengers and employees. Today the company held a positive meeting with its trade union representatives to review bus services operating in Belfast and other regions across NI following the recent violence and … Continue reading

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Calls grow for a new deal for Amazon workers in Northern Ireland

When: 11.00pm, Thursday 8th April Where: Front of Belfast City Hall Action on Amazon campaigners will be at City Hall in Belfast to spread the word that Amazon workers can blow the whistle on poor treatment, as calls grow for a new deal for … 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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