Category Archives: Press Releases

Unite English Language Teachers to hold socially-distanced protest against unsafe reopening of schools

Unite English Language Teachers to protest the early and unsafe re-opening of the English Language Education sector.  When: Monday, July 19th 1pm Where: Department of Further and Higher Education, Malborough Street, Dublin 1 Unite’s English Language Teachers’ branch last night [July 14th] voted to call a … Continue reading

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Unite the union rejects latest unsafe practice of the Road Safety Authority

Road Safety Authority threatens to cancel driving tests without refund if test candidates do not accept a third person in the confined space of a car. The RSA have begun the process of training newly appointed driver testers which Unite … Continue reading

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Agricultural employers must pay their workers more if they want to end widespread labour shortages impacting harvest of fruit and vegetables across Northern Ireland

Unite submits response to DAERA consultation opposing proposed abolition of Agricultural Wages Board by DUP Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots seeks abolition of Agricultural Wages Board Agricultural field and farm work is tough and exhausting – workers need to be properly … Continue reading

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RSA must come clean on IT glitches as records disappear

Unite urges learners to check portal to ensure lessons still recorded Driving Instructors warn system could be vulnerable to hacking Trade union Unite, which represents Approved Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, today (Wednesday) called on the Road Safety Authority to engage … Continue reading

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Disgraceful Assembly debate on licensing hours extension confirms Stormont Executive does not prioritise needs of hospitality workers

Amendments to include protections for bar and hospitality workers are ruled out of order by Assembly chair Commenting on today’s Assembly debate on the Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill, Neil Moore, Hospitality Organiser for Unite the Union said:  … Continue reading

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