Tag Archives: collective bargaining

Extern: Unite briefs Oireachtas members on social care provider’s anti-union stance

NI-based social care provider won’t recognise union south of border Extern in receipt of multi-million Euro state contracts, refuses to engage with WRC March 4th: Trade union Unite, which represents close to 60% of staff working for social care provider … Continue reading

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Mandate and Unite say Capita, Forever 21 cases highlight deficiencies in collective bargaining provision

Workers must have right to negotiate collectively through union of their choice February 4th: Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock and Mandate General Secretary John Douglas today said that recent redundancy cases in retail outlet Forever 21 (part of a US … Continue reading

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Brexit band-aid will not secure jobs, living standards

Unite highlights impact of prolonged uncertainty on economy and workers Robust interventions needed North and South to foster confidence, protect jobs August 16th: In an initial response today (Wednesday) to the UK government’s paper proposing steps to mitigate the impact … Continue reading

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Unite finance members hear calls for next Government to move on statutory union recognition, reversal of pension changes

February 4th: ‘Fair Play for finance workers’ was the theme of a conference today  of Unite members working in the finance sector. Opening the event, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: “As politicians come knocking on our doors, we need … Continue reading

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Unite: Industrial relations proposals do not vindicate employees’ right to independent collective representation

Union commissioning analysis of legislative proposals May 13th: In an initial response today to the Government’s announcement of proposals to reform the 2001 Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act, trade union Unite said that the proposals do not appear to vindicate  the … Continue reading

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