Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Unite Senior Officer critical of funding proposal from EU

May 29th: Writing today on the publication of a new ICTU policy Document No Going Back: A New Deal towards a safe and secure future for all, Unite the Union RoI Senior Officer Brendan Ogle was critical of the EU Commission’s recovery … Continue reading

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Hospitality and Hairdressing: Employers must engage with workers before re-opening

“If workers are not safe, customers are not safe” May 20th: Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality and hairdressing sectors, has urged employers to engage with workers during the next number of weeks to ensure that workplaces … Continue reading

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Covid-safety: Public Representatives back Unite call for safety protocols to have teeth

May 17th: We the undersigned call on the Government of Ireland to update its document Return to Work Safety Protocol: Covid-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers to include an adequate structure that will guarantee independent inspections and minimum mandatory … Continue reading

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Public Representatives join Unite to say ‘Effective Safety Protocols need Teeth’

We the undersigned call on the Government of Ireland to update its document Return to Work Safety Protocol: Covid-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers to include an adequate structure that will guarantee independent inspections and minimum mandatory compliance with new … Continue reading

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English Language Schools must engage with workers before re-opening

Safe teaching and learning environment will be central to future success of sector May 11th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Monday) said that schools must start engaging now with teachers to ensure that the industry can … Continue reading

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