Tag Archives: Brendan Ogle

Increased Living Wage figure highlights poverty gap between low pay and high rents

July 3rd: Responding to today’s announcement that the 2019 Living Wage has been calculated as €12.30 per hour – a 40 cent increase – trade union Unite said the increased highlights what Senior Officer Brendan Ogle termed the “poverty gap” … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: public housing central to resolving housing emergency

July 3rd: Moving Motion 36 at the ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference this afternoon, Unite Senior Officer Brendan Ogle said that the trade union movement – which represents 800,000 working people North and South – must campaign vigorously for measures to … Continue reading

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Welcoming Dail vote on ‘Tip Theft’ bill, Unite urges Government not to impede legislation

Brendan Ogle pays tribute to determination of workers June 20th: Unite today welcomed the Dail vote in favour of the National Minimum Wage (Protection of Employee Tips) Bill 2017.  The bill aims to tackle so-called ‘tip theft’ in the hospitality … Continue reading

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Former Ivy worker details process of tip theft at luxury restaurant

Julia Marciniak joins Brendan Ogle, Joan Collins and Cieran Perry at press conference to support tips legislation June 18th: A press conference organised by Joan Collins TD this morning (Tuesday) heard former Ivy worker and Unite member Julia Marciniak explain … Continue reading

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Unite urges Doherty to publish tips legislation before Dail recess

Promised legislation follows determined action by Unite members and campaigners June 12th: Unite today welcomed the announcement by Employment Affairs and Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty that she will be bringing forward legislation to ensure that tips are not used to … Continue reading

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