Tag Archives: Colm Quinlan

Bord na Mona: Peat harvesting suspension must be accompanied by clear roadmap to protect jobs and earnings

New Government parties must firm up on programme commitments to Midlands Workers must be central to proposed Just Transition Commission June 17th: Responding to the news that Bord na Mona is to suspend peat harvesting, trade union Unite – which … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona:  Midlands communities facing ‘economic lockdown’ unless Government policy changes

Workers challenge validity of layoffs and report for work Unite calls for publication of Just Transition Commissioner’s report April 30th: Over 70 years after Bord na Mona was established to create and sustain employment in the Midlands, communities in the … Continue reading

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Bruton challenged on Bord na Mona layoffs ahead of emergency board meeting today

Plans must be suspended pending Government formation Workers must not pay price for Covid-19 emergency April 21st: Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton has this morning (Tuesday) been challenged to confirm whether he approved plans Bord na Mona … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona: Unite writes to company setting out demands

Union will seek ballot for industrial action if insufficient progress made October 25th: Unite, which represents members working for Bord na Mona, has today written to the company setting out the union’s demands following yesterday’s announcement of projected redundancies.  The … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona:  Government sleepwalking into crisis, possible industrial action

Unite urges Bruton to convene urgent stakeholder meeting to progress Bord na Mona – ESB proposals October 24th: Responding to the projected loss of between 380 and 430 Bord na Mona jobs starting in the coming months, with further job … Continue reading

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