Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Strike action continuing at logistics giant Dachser

Dates for further actions to be decided on Monday Stoppage follows company refusal to implement Labour Court recommendation Unite members working for German logistics giant Dachser (formerly Johnston Logistics) in Rathcoole have been taking strike action since this morning (Thursday … Continue reading

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Workers at logistics giant Dachser to down tools next Thursday

Stoppage follows company refusal to implement Labour Court recommendation December 3rd: Trade union Unite, which represents members working for German logistics giant Dachser (formerly Johnston Logistics) in Rathcoole, has announced that workers will be taking strike action from Thursday December … Continue reading

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Workers’ expertise critical to improving road safety

Driving instructors and motor mechanics make submissions to RSA November 23rd: Unite members working as driving instructors and motor mechanics have made submissions to the Road Safety Authority’s public consultation on the Government’s Road Safety Strategy 2021 – 2030. Commenting, … Continue reading

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New look Unite the Union Champions Cup to be played in 2021

November 20th: The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association have announced an expanded Unite the Union Champions Cup format for 2021, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the 2020 tournament. The new format will see … Continue reading

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Driving test backlog: RSA must engage with instructors to clear bottleneck post-lockdown

Driving Instructors have been seeking engagement since June “Instructors central to road safety in Ireland” With over 90,000 applicants awaiting driving tests, trade union Unite – which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland – has called on the Road Safety Authority … Continue reading

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