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Hospitality workers call time on exploitation at work over holiday period

Workers’ mental health at risk from being asked to work long shifts over Christmas, expected not to take breaks  Sexual harassment from management, colleagues or customers remains a prevalent risk Unite Hospitality activist Neil Moore spoke out for his union’s … Continue reading

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All we want for Christmas – is the tips we earn

Proposed tips legislation small but necessary step in the right direction Comments come as workers hold ‘Grinch’ protest outside Ivy December 17th: Unite, which organises workers in the hospitality sector, today (Tuesday) said the announcement by Employment Affairs Minister Regina … Continue reading

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Welcoming Dail vote on ‘Tip Theft’ bill, Unite urges Government not to impede legislation

Brendan Ogle pays tribute to determination of workers June 20th: Unite today welcomed the Dail vote in favour of the National Minimum Wage (Protection of Employee Tips) Bill 2017.  The bill aims to tackle so-called ‘tip theft’ in the hospitality … Continue reading

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Former Ivy worker details process of tip theft at luxury restaurant

Julia Marciniak joins Brendan Ogle, Joan Collins and Cieran Perry at press conference to support tips legislation June 18th: A press conference organised by Joan Collins TD this morning (Tuesday) heard former Ivy worker and Unite member Julia Marciniak explain … Continue reading

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Unite urges Doherty to publish tips legislation before Dail recess

Promised legislation follows determined action by Unite members and campaigners June 12th: Unite today welcomed the announcement by Employment Affairs and Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty that she will be bringing forward legislation to ensure that tips are not used to … Continue reading

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