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Mechanical workers secure agreement with employers following threat of industrial action

Agreement also sends signal to non-mechanical employers September 18th: Unite, which represents mechanical workers throughout Ireland, today (Friday) said that unions have secured an agreement with employers in the MEBSCA section of the CIF which will ensure payment of agreed … Continue reading

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Unite mechanical members vote overwhelmingly for action if employers attack terms and conditions

Protective ballot follows High Court decision to strike down SEOs Union warns mechanical employers: Pay agreed increases due today or face industrial action September 1st:  Unite, which represents mechanical workers (plumbers, fitters and welders) in the construction and mechanical services … Continue reading

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Premier Periclase dispute: Tanaiste urged to intervene

Union accuses company of reneging on agreements August 30th:  Unite, which represents members working for the Drogheda-based Louth magnesia plant Premier Periclase, has supported calls for the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, to use his … Continue reading

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Registered Childminders in NI left ‘out in the cold’ by the Department Of Education Covid safety precautions

NICMA and Unite Registered Childminders issue joint call for the Department Of Education to help forgotten key workers Unite Registered Childminders NI and NICMA have joined forces to fight for the equality of childminders and demand they are lifted out … Continue reading

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Cranswick: latest Covid-19 cluster highlights ongoing failure to address issues in meat sector

Unite urgently seeking clarification and assurances from management “If workers are not safe, nobody is safe” August 20th:  Unite, which has members working at the Cranswick meat processing plant in Cullybackey, which has shut down following a Covid-19 cluster, is … Continue reading

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