Tag Archives: Brendan Ogle

The Authentic Food Company: Unite obtains assurances on social welfare entitlements

Department will approve claims for Unemployment Benefit in advance of liquidation completion Trade union Unite, which represents workers in Dundalk’s The Authentic Food Company plant, today (Thursday) announced that it has obtained assurances from the Department of Social Protection that … Continue reading

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Authentic Food Company: Unite meets liquidators, says serious questions surround closure announcement

Union slams management refusal to engage with workers Retention of Dundalk jobs and protection of taxpayer must be priorities October 19th: Unite, which represents workers at Dundalk’s Authentic Food Company site, has today met with the liquidators appointed by the … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Ideological Budget puts enriching the few above the needs of the many

Package offers little for working people Unite’s Senior Officer in the Republic of Ireland, Brendan Ogle, has said that Tuesday’s Budget was an “ideologically driven package” which offers little to working people and “further embeds the pattern of public crises … Continue reading

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Public housing must be centrepiece of Budget 2019

Unite calls for broadening of tax base, massive investment in public housing October 7th: Unite today issued a Pre-Budget Comment outlining the union’s priorities for Budget 2019.  Pointing out that the Government has not only declined to use all its … Continue reading

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Trade Union rights and the need for change

Unite Trade Union will produce a political blog/commentary on Thursdays (generally) which will be published on our social media and related platforms in the Republic of Ireland and can be emailed to you on application. In the neoliberal era Unite … Continue reading

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