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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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Spike Island dismissals: Unite to meet with SIDC and Cork Co Council this afternoon

October 1st: Trade union Unite, which represents two workers dismissed by Spike Island Tours on foot of their campaign for sanitary facilities, today announced that they will be meeting with Spike Island Development Company and Cork Co Council. Spike Island … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Trade unions cannot allow lowest-paid workers to be abandoned

Unite welcomes Congress decision to withdraw from Low Pay Commission September 23rd: Unite’s Senor Officer in the Republic of Ireland, Brendan Ogle, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the decision by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions to withdraw from the Low Pay Commission … Continue reading

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Draft Government Programme considers applause and platitudes good enough for workers

June 19th: Unite, which represents workers in all sectors throughout Ireland, has said that the draft programme for government negotiated by Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and the Green Party would see Ireland continuing to be run in a manner that … Continue reading

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