Tag Archives: health and safety

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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Construction: Self-regulation won’t cut it during pandemic

Compliance monitoring and testing programme must be in place before sites re-open Unions must be central to new safety regime April 28th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, today (Tuesday) warned that construction companies cannot be left to regulate … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and your Rights as a Worker – UPDATED 26 March 2020

Frequently Asked Questions – Updated 26 March 2020 The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency is evolving rapidly and Unite will be updating our advice as dictated by circumstances.  Unite is endeavouring to maintain our service to members during this unprecedented health emergency. … Continue reading

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