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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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‘Grinch’ Capita Plc’s refusal to pay Labour Court recommendation highlights need to review public procurement rules

Unite members hand in letter to Paschal Donohoe Union says case points up deficiencies in collective bargaining provision Unite members today (Thursday 14 December) handed in a letter to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe highlighting Capita Plc’s ongoing refusal to pay … Continue reading

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Irish Rail: Unite members vote to accept Labour Court recommendation

Result down to workers’ determined action December 8th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Irish Rail, today (Friday) confirmed that members have voted to accept the recommendation issued by the Labour Court last month.  83 per cent of Unite members … Continue reading

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With €140 million in departmental contracts, Capita refuses to pay less than €500,000 to meet Labour Court recommendation

Unite members protest ongoing failure to pay Labour Court recommendation November 30th: Members of trade union Unite made redundant by AMT-Sybex, a subsidiary of outsourcing giant Capita, were joined today by supporters to protest against the company’s refusal to implement … Continue reading

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Unite ELT information week kicks off with Oireachtas briefing

English Language Teachers to inform QQI conference delegates about precarious working conditions November 21st: As part of its campaign to secure decent working conditions for English Language Teachers, trade union Unite – which represents over 150 ELT teachers – this … Continue reading

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