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“Stop taking the Mickey”, workers tell building bosses

Crane operators need a lift says Unite July 21st: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, held a protest outside the headquarters of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in Dublin today.  The event marked the first day … Continue reading

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Crane operators to tell CIF tomorrow: Stop taking the Mickey!

Workers to demonstrate at Construction House tomorrow (Friday), 11.30 am – 1.30 pm Action follows inconclusive WRC talks, commencement of industrial action July 20th: Following the inconclusive break-up of talks at the WRC today, Unite crane operators will tomorrow (Friday … Continue reading

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Crane dispute: Unite defers industrial action to facilitate WRC engagement

July 13th: Unite today (Thursday 13 July) announced that it is deferring the crane operators’ industrial action which had been scheduled to start tomorrow in order to facilitate engagement with the CIF at the Workplace Relations Commission, expected to take … Continue reading

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From ‘Lunatics’ to ‘Mickey Mouse’: Parlon’s industrial relations approach damaging to construction sector

Crane strike resumes today, CIF sites to be picketed from Friday July 11th: Unite, which represents approximately 170 crane operators currently engaged in industrial action, today said that the industrial relations approach adopted by CIF Director-General Tom Parlon was damaging … Continue reading

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Crane operators: Unite serves notice of industrial action on CIF

Overwhelming vote to extend dispute July 6th: Unite, which represents 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today  announced that it has served notice of industrial action on the Construction Industry Federation following a near unanimous vote by members to extend … Continue reading

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