Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Delfin dispute: Unite welcomes invitation to talks

Union suspends industrial action pending discussions November 28th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Thursday) welcomed the decision by Delfin English School to meet the union to discuss members concerns.  Teachers at Delfin have engaged in a … Continue reading

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Hate speech: Unite warns culture of apology risks co-opting victims to assist rehabilitation

Brendan Ogle says normalisation of hate speech a danger as by-election campaigns heat up Union calls on Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to disassociate themselves from Fingal and Wexford candidates November 21st:  Unite, which represents members working in all sectors, … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unite members to ballot for industrial action

November 14th:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Thursday) announced that members had unanimously decided to ballot for industrial action.  The move follows the company’s decision to issue redundancy notices without having consulted the unions involved either before … Continue reading

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As Delfin pickets resume tomorrow, unrest in sector spreads with dispute at IBAT

November 10th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) announced that pickets will resume tomorrow at Delfin English School while members in IBAT have also voted to take industrial action and will be holding a series of … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unions not consulted over proposed redundancies

Unite and Siptu write to company reminding them of legal obligations November 3rd:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Sunday) said that unions were not consulted ahead of the company’s announcement of proposed redundancies.  Unite and Siptu have … Continue reading

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