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Enactment of construction SEO welcome, but fight for travel time must continue

October 19th: Unite today welcomed the implementation of the construction Sectoral Employment Order recommended by the Labour Court in July, but warned that retention of the travel allowance is crucial to ensure that construction workers maintain and improve their living … Continue reading

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Crane dispute: Unite calls on CIF to utilise disputes procedures

Union announces further pickets, protest tomorrow September 6th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today (Wednesday) reiterated its call on the Construction Industry Federation to engage meaningfully with the union under the auspices of the WRC … Continue reading

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CIF accused of transparent attempt to divide workers

Crane operators will not be diverted from legitimate demands  Resolution of dispute in employers’ hands August 17th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today  accused the Construction Industry Federation of a “transparent attempt to pit worker … Continue reading

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CIF failing members as crane strike continues

Unite repeats call on construction body to engage ‘meaningfully and collectively’ August 17th:  Unite, which represents over 90% of crane drivers in Ireland, today accused the CIF of “failing its members” as the construction body continues its policy of non-engagement … Continue reading

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Crane Operators set to strike for decent wages

Move comes as construction unions press for pay rises as part of Sectoral Employment Order  “Workers must share in construction recovery” June 19th: Trade union Unite – which represents over 90 per cent of Crane Operators in Ireland – announced … Continue reading

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