Category Archives: Press Releases

Unite Irish Policy Conference 2022: Cost of living crisis and workers’ rights dominate first day of conference

The first day of Unite’s Sixth Irish Policy Conference in Malahide today (Monday) was dominated by motions on workers’ rights and energy costs. Patricia King says cost of living crisis needs be to challenged head-on The Conference started with an … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage: Government must set aside Low Pay Commission recommendation

Unite accuses Government of ripping up Living Wage commitment Unite this morning (Wednesday) called on the Government to set aside the Low Pay Commission report which recommends an increase in the hourly Minimum Wage of just 80 cent to €11.30.  … Continue reading

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Unions demand significant increase in Minimum Wage

September 8th: Connect, CWU, FSU, SIPTU and Unite have supported the call by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, in its pre-budget submission, for a significant increase in the minimum wage. In a joint statement, the unions said:   “The Government … Continue reading

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Council workers striking for a cost of living pay increase at Lisburn and Castlereagh blast unlawful use of agency workers in attempt to undermine industrial action

Unite the union will challenge desperate measures taken by bosses at local government authority who appear determined to avoid paying a cost of living increase to their employees regardless of the legality of their actions Workers on picket lines at … Continue reading

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Workers at Causeway Coast and Glens council to commence all-out strike action tomorrow after councils vote down pay increase

Offer of two pay points plus a cash lump sum to end dispute was rejected at last night’s council meeting by a single vote in the chamber Unite the union has confirmed that its members at Causeway Coast and Glens … Continue reading

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