Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Unite welcomes establishment of JLC for English Language Teaching sector

JLC follows lengthy campaign by Unite members working in sector 31 January: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, has welcomed the establishment of a Joint Labour Committee to set minimum terms and conditions in the sector.  The JLC … Continue reading

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Ashtown attack on migrant workers highlights need for solidarity

Unite BAEM Committee warns Ireland at crossroads as far right seeks to create division 30 January: The Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Committee of trade union Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, today (Monday) said that the weekend attack … Continue reading

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Construction giant Murphy protests in Ireland and UK over union busting 

Demonstrations call for four sacked trade union members to be reinstated Demonstrations will be held outside the offices of Murphy construction companies in Newbridge, County Kildare, Warrington, Stafford and London tomorrow (21 December) over union busting at the group.  The … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Raise the Roof rally must signal turning point on housing

Unite says many construction workers cannot afford homes they build November 24th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has called for a large turnout at the Raise the Roof housing rally due to take place this coming Saturday (26 … Continue reading

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New vehicle BIK rules: Government accused of greenwashing tax grab

Unite calls for changes due in January 2023 to be scrapped Trade union Unite has slammed new Benefit in Kind (BIK) rules due to take effect on 1 January 2023 which could result in employees who use company cars for … Continue reading

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