Tag Archives: Brendan Ogle

Hungry Bellies: New report debunks myth of falling economic inequality

Unite warns against ‘using wrong tools to ask wrong questions to come up with wrong answers’ In a new report, Hungry Bellies are not Equal to Full Bellies, published today (Thursday), Unite presents evidence to counter claims that inequality in Ireland … Continue reading

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Government must follow through on commitment to allow asylum seekers to access driving licences

Unite Driving Instructors’ branch says driving licence critical to ability to access work and education Unite’s Approved Driving Instructors branch, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, has called on Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to follow through on a commitment in … Continue reading

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New look Unite the Union Champions Cup to be played in 2021

November 20th: The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association have announced an expanded Unite the Union Champions Cup format for 2021, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the 2020 tournament. The new format will see … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Pandemic Budget benefits usual suspects

Opportunity to rethink economy missed Business supports must be contingent on improved workers’ rights October 13th: In an initial response to Budget 2021, trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, today said that the Budget fails to lay … Continue reading

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Update: Spike Island workers reinstated

October 1st: “Spike Island Development DAC and UNITE the Union confirm that following a meeting today all issues have been resolved to the satisfaction of the parties. The staff concerned are returning to work for Spike (SIDC) for the remainder … Continue reading

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