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Unanimous support for Unite proposal to reintroduce student maintenance grants and a Living wage for apprentices

NIC-ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference endorses union’s call for strict enforcement of working time directive to stop exploitation of apprentices Access to public procurement contracts and grant-aid should be contingent on paying a Living Wage and meeting a 10% apprentice threshold … Continue reading

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Greenmount college training department closure another blow to rural economy

Closure of training department will further erode productivity growth in agricultural sector March 23: Unite’s Regional Officer with responsibility for DARD employees, Gareth Scott warned about the impact of the decision of Greenmount college management to close their training department … Continue reading

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