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As driving test backlog mounts, RSA cancels tests because “it’s too cold”

Essential workers frozen out of essential driving tests February 15th: Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today slammed the Road Safety Authority’s decision to cancel driving tests for essential workers due to recent cold weather.  Commenting, Unite Regional Officer Jean … Continue reading

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Building Momentum: Unite members vote to accept proposals

Unite will be working to ensure agreement delivers for members Union reiterates demand for repeal of FEMPI February 12th: Unite today (Friday) announced that members working in the public sector have voted to accept the proposed public sector agreement, Building … Continue reading

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Unite demands repeal of FEMPI this year

Sole purpose of controversial legislation is to coerce workers February 1st: Unite, which represents workers throughout the public sector, today (Monday) said that it has written to Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath seeking a commitment that FEMPI … Continue reading

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Government must follow through on commitment to allow asylum seekers to access driving licences

Unite Driving Instructors’ branch says driving licence critical to ability to access work and education Unite’s Approved Driving Instructors branch, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, has called on Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to follow through on a commitment in … Continue reading

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RSA systems issues must be resolved before rolling out online driver theory testing

Recent system breakdown allowed learners to book tests before completing lessons Unite calls for positive engagement with instructors to improve driver testing system Trade union Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today (Tuesday) said that an IT malfunction on … Continue reading

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