Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Unions warn contractors on blacklisting

July 25th: Trade unions Unite and Siptu have issued a joint statement condemning the practice of blacklisting in the construction sector and warning those who engage in what the unions term this “obnoxious behaviour” that they will face a united … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers left behind by QQI Bill

‘Learner Protection Fund’ should be matched by ‘Teacher Protection Fund’ following LanLearn debacle July 24th:  Unite today said that the Qualification and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill published by Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor leaves English Language … Continue reading

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IAC admits to poverty pay as Unite archaeologists continue to Dig4Decency

Union repeats call on company to attend WRC Experienced archaeologists paid just €12.50 per hour to defend our heritage Trade union Unite, which is currently engaged in a dispute with the Irish Archaeological Consultancy over the company’s refusal to engage … Continue reading

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Crane operators: Unite members vote to endorse union agreement

Vote paves way for Registered Employment Agreement July 17th: Crane operators are on the way to improved terms and conditions after members voted to endorse an agreement between Unite and Siptu paving the way for both unions to work towards … Continue reading

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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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