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Sectoral Employment Orders: Unite welcomes Supreme Court decision upholding constitutionality of SEOs

June 18th: In an initial response to the Supreme Court decision issued today (Friday), Unite welcomed the ruling that Sectoral Employment Orders are constitutional.  The union said that this provides a firm foundation to develop existing SEOs and establish additional ones … Continue reading

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Unite issues proposals to tackle bogus self-employment

Presumption of employment and new Statutory Code of Practice central to decent work blueprint Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, today (Sunday) published a set of proposals designed to tackle the scourge of bogus self-employment as well as other precarious working … Continue reading

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Intel Covid outbreak: Unite reiterates long-standing call for regular and rigorous on-site testing

Union wrote to Intel project management companies in March NPHET must provide guidance on testing for construction sector April 23rd: Responding to the the news that at least 70 construction workers on the Intel site in Kildare have tested positive … Continue reading

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As construction sites re-open, Unite seeks NPHET guidance on testing regime

April 11th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, has written to NPHET seeking guidance on the optimum testing regime for construction sites.  Although approximately 30% of construction sites have remained open throughout Level 5 restrictions, non-essential construction sites have been … Continue reading

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MEBSCA employers issued with notice of industrial action

Employers deemed in breach of collective agreement September 15th:  During a meeting today (Tuesday) between mechanical employers represented by MEBSCA-CIF and the MEBSCA unions Unite and Connect, at which employers refused to commit to paying the 2.7 % pay increase … Continue reading

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