Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Public procurement: Workers’ rights must be included in any review

Rogue employers must be precluded from tendering Unite today (Wednesday) welcomed news that the State is to examine whether companies are submitting unrealistically low bids to win public contracts, but said that any review must also look at companies’ employment … Continue reading

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Unite urges Irish Archaeological Consultancy to accept Labour Court recommendation

Court recommends that company recognise union Unite, which represents archaeologists working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy, has called on the company to implement the Labour Court’s recommendation that IAC accept the union’s right to represent members working for IAC.  The … Continue reading

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Aughinish: Welcoming lifting of US sanctions, Unite says investment must now be priority

Unions and local management worked together to secure turnaround February 1st:  Unite, which represents members in Aughinish Alumina, today (Friday) welcomed the lifting of US sanctions against the Russian-owned plant and said that the priority now was to ensure investment … Continue reading

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Unite expresses solidarity with striking nurses and midwives

Brendan Ogle: dispute symptomatic of wider problem in unequal society January 30th: As members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation take industrial action around the country, Unite has written to the INMO informing them that we have advised our … Continue reading

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IAC dispute: company no-show at Labour Court disappointing

Unite says IAC attempting to sideline state industrial relations mechanisms January 24th: Unite, which represents archaeologists working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy, today (Thursday) expressed disappointment at the company’s failure to attend a Labour Court hearing this week into IAC’s … Continue reading

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