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Construction: Unite urges employers to engage with Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Retaining workers in employment will protect individuals, families and business Government must take further measures on housing costs to protect living standards March 30th: Following the Government’s effective closure of non-essential construction sites, trade union Unite – which represents construction … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes effective closure of non-essential construction sites to help halt COVID-19 spread

Focus must now turn to protecting workers’ incomes and precarious workers March 28th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, today (Saturday) welcomed the confirmation this morning by Minister Simon Harris that non-essential construction sites are being effectively closed as … Continue reading

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Construction: Unite writes to Taoiseach seeking site closure to help halt spread of COVID-19

Construction: Unite writes to Taoiseach seeking site closure to help halt spread of COVID-19 Union says social distancing and hygiene measures cannot be observed Letter calls for workers’ incomes to be protected Trade union Unite, which represents construction workers throughout … Continue reading

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NI Executive must act to extend income guarantee to self-employed construction workers and shut down non-essential works

  Unite the union backs Construction Employers’ Federation call for closure of all non-essential construction sites but demands concurrent protection for workers   Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, called on Executive Ministers in Stormont to extend protections to workers in the … Continue reading

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Unite calls for closure of all construction sites to halt spread of COVID-19

Unite calls for closure of all construction sites to halt spread of COVID-19 Construction workers say social distancing not possible on site Emergency meeting hears that wage compensation must include ‘bogus self-employed’ An emergency online meeting of Unite’s National Construction … Continue reading

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