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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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British Council research shows lack of jobs, precarity and low pay are the biggest concerns for young people in Northern Ireland

More than half surveyed say that lack of jobs and low pay are great challenges to young people Study confirms growing lack of trust in government but appetite for political and social engagement and participation January 8th: Unite the union … Continue reading

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Unite to launch ‘Give us the goss on your boss’ survey of hospitality sector workers

Hospitality workers will be conducting survey by means street stalls, canvassing workplaces and online website Union hopes that survey will ‘lift the lid’ on rampant sexual harassment and youth work exploitation December 10th: Unite the union hospitality organiser Neil Moore, … Continue reading

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