Tag Archives: Bord na Mona

Bord na Mona: Peat harvesting suspension must be accompanied by clear roadmap to protect jobs and earnings

New Government parties must firm up on programme commitments to Midlands Workers must be central to proposed Just Transition Commission June 17th: Responding to the news that Bord na Mona is to suspend peat harvesting, trade union Unite – which … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona:  Midlands communities facing ‘economic lockdown’ unless Government policy changes

Workers challenge validity of layoffs and report for work Unite calls for publication of Just Transition Commissioner’s report April 30th: Over 70 years after Bord na Mona was established to create and sustain employment in the Midlands, communities in the … Continue reading

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Bruton challenged on Bord na Mona layoffs ahead of emergency board meeting today

Plans must be suspended pending Government formation Workers must not pay price for Covid-19 emergency April 21st: Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton has this morning (Tuesday) been challenged to confirm whether he approved plans Bord na Mona … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona: ‘Essential’ workers must be protected

2020 peat harvest must proceed to ensure security of energy supply Emergency legislation required to obviate need for harvest planning applications April 2nd: Unite, which represents craft and administrative grades in Bord na Mona, today (Thursday) said that the recognition … Continue reading

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Bord na Móna: Dáil hopefuls to attend Shannonbridge rally on Saturday

Election candidates urged to support workers and communities January 30th: General Election candidates will be among those attending a rally organised by Bord na Móna workers and pensioners in Shannonbridge this coming Saturday (February 1st) at 2 pm. Speaking ahead … Continue reading

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