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IAC Archaeology: Unite members to take industrial action

Members of Unite Archaeology set to “dig in for decency” June 11th: Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today announced that members working for consultancy IAC Archaeology have voted to take industrial action on foot of the company’s refusal to … Continue reading

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Unite Archaeologists welcome 15% – 30% pay increases from Rubicon, following engagement as part of the drive to lift archaeologists out of ‘poverty pay’

May 4th: Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists working in Ireland, today announced that leading consultancy Rubicon Heritage has increased pay levels in line with a Unite pay claim which will see many employees getting 15% pay increase with a smaller … Continue reading

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Unite archaeologists vote not to accept work paying less than Living Wage

March 30th: Members of Unite’s Archaeology Branch have voted unanimously not to accept jobs paying below the Living Wage of €11.45 per hour. The Living Wage was calculated last year as the minimum necessary to provide a minimum acceptable standard … Continue reading

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Archaeologists challenging poverty pay

New Unite archaeology branch digging for decent work June 19th: Contract archaeologists working in Ireland have joined Unite in a bid to improve their terms and conditions of employment. At present site assistants – most of whom have postgraduate degrees … Continue reading

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