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Stormont must act to defend zero hours and self-employed workers who face immediate threat of joblessness

Central government must go further to support devolved administrations Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock called on the Northern Ireland Executive to act urgently to protect workers who had already lost their jobs or who faced the prospect of unemployment in … Continue reading

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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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