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Unite warns costs may cancel out modest wage gains for construction and electrical workers

May 10th: Extending a cautious welcome for Minister Pat Breen’s decision to approve new minimum pay rates for construction and electrical contracting workers recommended by the Labour Court, trade union Unite warned that what Regional Officer for Construction Tom Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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Unions warn contractors on blacklisting

July 25th: Trade unions Unite and Siptu have issued a joint statement condemning the practice of blacklisting in the construction sector and warning those who engage in what the unions term this “obnoxious behaviour” that they will face a united … Continue reading

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Crane operators: Unite members vote to endorse union agreement

Vote paves way for Registered Employment Agreement July 17th: Crane operators are on the way to improved terms and conditions after members voted to endorse an agreement between Unite and Siptu paving the way for both unions to work towards … Continue reading

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Crane operators:  Unite members to ballot on proposed union agreement

Proposal paves way for pay increases and other terms and conditions to be enshrined in Registered Employment Agreement July 11th: Last night, at a general meeting of its crane operator membership, trade union Unite opened a ballot on a proposed … Continue reading

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Win for Mechanical Workers as new SEO signed

  New rates come into force this week  Unite pledges to continue travel fight March 9th: Unite has welcomed the new Sectoral Employment Order (SEO) signed this week, which governs the terms and conditions, including pensions, of mechanical workers in … Continue reading

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