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IAC: Company reveals union-busting agenda, says Unite

IAC out of step with archaeological community in Ireland November 13th:  Unite, which organises commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today accused the Irish Archaeological Consultancy of what it termed a “union-busting agenda”.  Unite is in dispute with IAC on foot of … Continue reading

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As archaeologists strike in Portmarnock, Unite again asks IAC to attend WRC

Dispute is on foot of IAC’s refusal to engage collectively with workers Union welcomes Institute of Archaeologists in Ireland statement urging use of state’s industrial relations mechanisms November 8th: Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today again urged the … Continue reading

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IAC: Unite serves notice of third day of strike action on November 8th

Archaeologists to Dig4Decency at Portmarnock site November 4th:  Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today (Sunday November 4th) announced that members working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy at the company’s site in Portmarnock will be taking a third day … Continue reading

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Unite archaeologists secure 9% pay increase in ground-breaking Rubicon deal

Collective agreement points way forward for commercial archaeology October 22nd: Archaeologists working for Rubicon Heritage have secured a 9% pay increase over 27 months.  The agreement reached with the workers’ union Unite will see the grades of site assistant, site … Continue reading

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IAC admits to poverty pay as Unite archaeologists continue to Dig4Decency

Union repeats call on company to attend WRC Experienced archaeologists paid just €12.50 per hour to defend our heritage Trade union Unite, which is currently engaged in a dispute with the Irish Archaeological Consultancy over the company’s refusal to engage … Continue reading

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