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Presumption of employment crucial to stamping out abuses

Protest at National Children’s Hospital hears it’s time for state to use purchasing power in battle against bogus self-employment June 28th: Officials and activists from Unite joined members of other unions this morning to highlight the issue of bogus self-employment … Continue reading

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Bogus self-employment:  Oireachtas Committee told presumption of employment most effective remedy

Unite says bogus self-employment rife in construction but also encountered elsewhere Eliminating bogus self-employment would be win for workers, win for Exchequer and win for compliant employers June 20th:  Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, today (Thursday) appeared before … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers meet Minister Mitchell O’Connor to highlight need for proper regulation

November 29th: English Language Teachers organised by trade union Unite today (Wednesday) met with the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, to highlight their concerns regarding abuses of workers’ rights in the thriving ELT sector.  The … Continue reading

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Unite ELT information week kicks off with Oireachtas briefing

English Language Teachers to inform QQI conference delegates about precarious working conditions November 21st: As part of its campaign to secure decent working conditions for English Language Teachers, trade union Unite – which represents over 150 ELT teachers – this … Continue reading

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ELT: Unite seeks meeting with umbrella group to address abuses

Welcoming MEI instruction on bogus self-employment, union says all abuses must be challenged  “ELT sector must be reputable as well as profitable” November 9th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, today welcomed the decision by umbrella body Marketing English in … Continue reading

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