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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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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 striking today and tomorrow

Escalation comes against background of continuing CIF non-engagement August 10th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, has said that a nationwide strike of crane operators is taking place today (Thursday) and tomorrow.  The decision to escalate … Continue reading

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