Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Waterford Hospital cleaners: strike continues following breakdown of talks with Momentum

HSE must take responsibility for company’s breach of industrial relations procedures February 27th: Over 125 Unite members working for cleaning services provider Momentum at University Hospital Waterford remain on strike today (Thursday) following the overnight breakdown of talks at the … Continue reading

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University Hospital Waterford: Cleaning staff to strike tomorrow (Tuesday)

Service provider Momentum told to clean up its act Workers concerned at unilateral changes to conditions February 24th: Over 125 Unite members working for cleaning services provider Momentum Support at University Hospital Waterford will take strike action tomorrow (Tuesday February … Continue reading

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Bord na Móna: Dáil hopefuls to attend Shannonbridge rally on Saturday

Election candidates urged to support workers and communities January 30th: General Election candidates will be among those attending a rally organised by Bord na Móna workers and pensioners in Shannonbridge this coming Saturday (February 1st) at 2 pm. Speaking ahead … Continue reading

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Unite construction members recoup almost €500,000 from rogue employers in 2019

Unite construction members recoup almost €500,000 from rogue employers in 2019 January 14th: Unite’s construction branch, which represents workers throughout Ireland’s booming building industry, today (Tuesday) revealed that the union secured €487,000 for members during 2019.  As well as payments … Continue reading

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All we want for Christmas – is the tips we earn

Proposed tips legislation small but necessary step in the right direction Comments come as workers hold ‘Grinch’ protest outside Ivy December 17th: Unite, which organises workers in the hospitality sector, today (Tuesday) said the announcement by Employment Affairs Minister Regina … Continue reading

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