Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Unite statement and correction regarding Premier Periclase and Bord Gais

January 24th 2022: On December 19th 2021 Unite issued a press statement regarding the situation of Premier Periclase, which is currently in examinership.  In that statement, Unite erroneously claimed that the company’s financial situation had been “worsened by the intransigence of Bord … Continue reading

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As restrictions are lifted, hospitality workers’ concerns remain

Long-term sustainability of hospitality sector depends on improving working conditions January 23rd: Trade union Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) extended a cautious welcome to the Government’s decision to lift many Covid-19 restrictions on hospitality, but warned that … Continue reading

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Unite Hospitality Branch position on proposed ‘Tips’ legislation

Unite met with the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, on Monday 17 January.  Click here to read the position of the Hospitality Branch, here to read our statement issued following the meeting, and here … Continue reading

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Unite meets Tanaiste to discuss proposed tips legislation

Tip theft cheats workers and customers Robust legislation would increase public confidence in sector Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality sector, yesterday (Monday) met with the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar to … Continue reading

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Murder of Ashling Murphy must be catalyst for change

Unite Regional Women’s Committee backs call for single Government department to address violence against women Trade union Unite, which represents workers throughout Ireland, today (Friday) said that Wednesday’s murder of teacher Ashling Murphy must act as a catalyst for change, … Continue reading

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