Tag Archives: Irish Life

Irish Life: Decision to close pension scheme down to greed rather than need

Jackie Pollock says workers backed by Unite strike fund amounting to tens of millions April 24th: Speaking on the Irish Life picket line in Dublin today, Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said the decision by Great West Lifeco and Irish … Continue reading

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Irish Life dispute: Second strike day set for April 24th

Irish workers squeezed as Great West Lifeco dividends rise Union challenges company to explain why Ireland singled out for scheme closure April 19th:  Unite today announced that a second day of strike action at Irish Life will take place on … Continue reading

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Irish Life workers set to strike on Thursday in defence of pensions

24-hour stoppage follows decisive vote for action April 10th: Close to 800 Unite members in Irish Life will be taking strike action on Thursday (April 12th) in a dispute centred on the company’s unilateral decision to close the workers’ Defined … Continue reading

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Irish Life workers set for 24-hour strike on April 12th

Stoppage follows decisive vote for action Dispute centres on unilateral closure of healthy pension scheme April 2nd: Irish Life is Ireland’s largest pension provider, but Unite members working for the insurance giant are being forced to take industrial action in … Continue reading

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Irish Life: Decisive vote for industrial action to defend pensions

Decision reflects anger at unilateral closure of scheme in surplus Trade union Unite today (Monday) announced that a sizeable majority of its members in Irish Life have voted for industrial action in response to the company’s unilateral decision to close … Continue reading

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