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Bord na Mona: ‘Essential’ workers must be protected

2020 peat harvest must proceed to ensure security of energy supply Emergency legislation required to obviate need for harvest planning applications April 2nd: Unite, which represents craft and administrative grades in Bord na Mona, today (Thursday) said that the recognition … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and your Rights as a Worker – UPDATED 01 April 2020

Frequently Asked Questions – Updated 01 April 2020 The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency is evolving rapidly and Unite will be updating our advice as dictated by circumstances.  The additional measures announced by the Government on Friday 27 March have resulted in … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers: Schools must engage with Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

April 1st: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, has urged employers to engage with the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme to ensure that teachers are retained in employment and the sector can restart once the current COVID-19 emergency is … Continue reading

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Construction: Unite urges employers to engage with Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Retaining workers in employment will protect individuals, families and business Government must take further measures on housing costs to protect living standards March 30th: Following the Government’s effective closure of non-essential construction sites, trade union Unite – which represents construction … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes effective closure of non-essential construction sites to help halt COVID-19 spread

Focus must now turn to protecting workers’ incomes and precarious workers March 28th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, today (Saturday) welcomed the confirmation this morning by Minister Simon Harris that non-essential construction sites are being effectively closed as … Continue reading

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