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Road Safety Authority flunks Covid-safety test

Unite says Driving Instructors locked out of hand hygiene August 20th:  Unite, which represents Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, has accused the Road Safety Authority of locking instructors out of hand hygiene since the resumption of driving tests.  Pointing out that, during … Continue reading

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Bombardier: Latest job losses highlight need for NI rescue strategy

Unite warns that further drop in output and household spending will impede post-Covid recovery Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock says union will not tolerate “stealth shedding” of jobs August 18th:  Unite has said that the news that Bombardier is looking to … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and your Rights as a Worker – UPDATED 31 July

Frequently Asked Questions – UPDATED 31 July 2020 The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation continues to evolve and Unite will continue updating our advice as dictated by circumstances.  The measures announced by the Government at the start of the pandemic resulted in … Continue reading

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Sectoral Employment Orders: Unite welcomes stay on High Court orders

Today’s decision maintains important protections for workers Protective ballot underway July 31st: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, today (Friday) welcomed the decision by Mr Justice Simons to put a stay on the orders proposed in the recent High … Continue reading

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Driving instructors warn of COVID-19 risks in absence of sector-specific safety protocols

Potential 20,000 daily personal interactions in sector July 12th: Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) warned that both instructors and learners could be at risk unless rigorous safety protocols are developed which take account of conditions specific … Continue reading

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