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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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English Language Teachers highlight bogus self-employment

Abusive practice cheats workers, students and the state October 18th: Trade union Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, held a protest today  to highlight the worrying levels of bogus self-employment in the English Language Teaching sector. Explaining the background to … Continue reading

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ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference: Speech by Davy Thompson on Scourge of Bogus Self-Employment

July 4th: Speaking in support of motion 11 on the need to challenge Bogus Self-Employment at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer Davy Thompson said: Bogus self-employment is a scourge faced … Continue reading

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Labour Force Survey stats confirm sharp rise in part-time, temporary and self-employed working in Northern Ireland

Self-employment numbers rise 22% in a twelve month period leading to fears of growing bogus self-employment Northern Ireland unemployment rate falls to 5.5% but remains above UK and pre-crash levels October 19th: Unite Regional Secretary for Ireland, Jimmy Kelly, welcomed … Continue reading

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Employment assumption crucial to ending bogus self-employment crisis

Unite submission also calls for new public procurement rules to curb abuses April 3rd: Trade union Unite today (Sunday April 3rd) called for a suite of new measures to tackle bogus self-employment, which is particularly prevalent in the construction sector.  … Continue reading

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