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Latest CSO figures explode public sector pay premium myth

Time to debate on basis of fact March 15th: Unite has welcomed today’s report from the CSO which dispels popular myths about public-private sector pay differentials and instead shows that, overall, public sector workers are paid slightly less than comparable … Continue reading

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European Social Charter: Government must move to address criticisms

February 26th: Unite today called on the Government to address recent Council of Europe/ECSR criticisms which found Ireland to be in breach of several provisions of the Social Charter. The breaches range from the lack of legislation ensuring that overtime … Continue reading

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NI Executive Office must intervene to support NICEM and safeguard voice of ethnic minorities

Union recognises vital role played by NICEM in empowering the participation of ethnic minorities in policy formation Nothing to fear from constructive, evidence-based criticism where it is merited November 2nd: Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Equality Officer demanded that the First … Continue reading

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Unite calls on Government to commit immediately to principle of pay equality

Public Sector pay inequalities require urgent resolution October 30th: Unite today called on the Government to give an unambiguous commitment to the principle of equal pay for equal work. Unite’s statement comes as ASTI members take industrial action over pay … Continue reading

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Unions must avoid facilitating Government attempts to divide public sector workers

Unite expresses solidarity with ASTI members ahead of Thursday’s strike action Unions must unite to demand accelerated unwinding of FEMPI October 25th: Unite today warned that the trade union movement as a whole would pay the price if attempts to … Continue reading

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