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Unilateral closure of Irish Life pension scheme may trigger industrial action

Ireland’s largest pension provider accused of ‘prioritising balance sheet over workers’  Move to DC scheme will hit around 700 Unite members January 15th:  Unite today announced that it is holding a series of consultative meetings with members in pensions giant … Continue reading

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Irish Rail: Shrinking workforce, rising productivity and frozen wages form backdrop to strike

Unite warns dispute could continue into Christmas season November 6th: Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s 24-hour Irish Rail strike – the second of five planned stoppages – Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley said that the industrial action was taking place against … Continue reading

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Irish Rail strike: Unite warns of further escalation in absence of meaningful engagement

October 31st: Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Irish Rail strike, due to start at 00.01 hrs, Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley this afternoon warned that the dispute may escalate further in the absence of meaningful engagement by management. Unite represents craft … Continue reading

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Strike action set to proceed at Belfast City Airport over Swissport dismissal of union rep

First two hours strike action by baggage handlers and ground staff will commence at 2.15pm tomorrow [Monday October 23rd]   Last minutes talks offered by Swissport management for 10am [on Monday October 23rd] must address staff concerns to avert action … Continue reading

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Iarnród Éireann: Unite members vote for industrial action

Union slams ‘orchestrated’ breakdown of WRC talks October 20th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Iarnród Éireann, today announced that nearly three-quarters of of members have voted for industrial action, up to and including strike action.  The news follows last … Continue reading

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