Tag Archives: health and safety

Hospitality and Hairdressing: Employers must engage with workers before re-opening

“If workers are not safe, customers are not safe” May 20th: Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality and hairdressing sectors, has urged employers to engage with workers during the next number of weeks to ensure that workplaces … Continue reading

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Covid-safety: Public Representatives back Unite call for safety protocols to have teeth

May 17th: We the undersigned call on the Government of Ireland to update its document Return to Work Safety Protocol: Covid-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers to include an adequate structure that will guarantee independent inspections and minimum mandatory … Continue reading

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Public Representatives join Unite to say ‘Effective Safety Protocols need Teeth’

We the undersigned call on the Government of Ireland to update its document Return to Work Safety Protocol: Covid-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers to include an adequate structure that will guarantee independent inspections and minimum mandatory compliance with new … Continue reading

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English Language Schools must engage with workers before re-opening

Safe teaching and learning environment will be central to future success of sector May 11th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Monday) said that schools must start engaging now with teachers to ensure that the industry can … Continue reading

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Construction: Two weeks to build Covid-safe sites

Unite warns employers cannot be left to regulate themselves Unions must be central to new safety regime With just two weeks to go before construction sites open on May 18th, trade union Unite today (Monday) warned that construction companies cannot … Continue reading

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