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Brendan Ogle: public housing central to resolving housing emergency

July 3rd: Moving Motion 36 at the ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference this afternoon, Unite Senior Officer Brendan Ogle said that the trade union movement – which represents 800,000 working people North and South – must campaign vigorously for measures to … Continue reading

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Unite expresses solidarity with striking nurses and midwives

Brendan Ogle: dispute symptomatic of wider problem in unequal society January 30th: As members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation take industrial action around the country, Unite has written to the INMO informing them that we have advised our … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Ideological Budget puts enriching the few above the needs of the many

Package offers little for working people Unite’s Senior Officer in the Republic of Ireland, Brendan Ogle, has said that Tuesday’s Budget was an “ideologically driven package” which offers little to working people and “further embeds the pattern of public crises … Continue reading

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Public housing must be centrepiece of Budget 2019

Unite calls for broadening of tax base, massive investment in public housing October 7th: Unite today issued a Pre-Budget Comment outlining the union’s priorities for Budget 2019.  Pointing out that the Government has not only declined to use all its … Continue reading

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Unite reveals that 15 Merrion Square was offered for homeless relief three years ago

Union questions RTE motivation in running non-story January 17th: Trade union Unite today revealed that its building at 15 Merrion Square was offered to help relieve the then developing homelessness emergency three years ago. The building was not considered suitable … Continue reading

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