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Unite warns of impending crisis in driver education

Warning follows revelation of RSA plan for massive increase in Driver Theory Testing Union writes to Minister highlighting capacity issues and seeking urgent consultation Trade union Unite, which represents Approved Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, has today (Friday) warned of an … Continue reading

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BOI branch closures: Unite accuses bank of abandoning workers and communities

Decision must be put on hold pending full and transparent consultation process March 1st: Unite today (Monday) said that the decision by Bank of Ireland to close branches across Ireland is a blow not only to the workers who have … Continue reading

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As driving test backlog mounts, RSA cancels tests because “it’s too cold”

Essential workers frozen out of essential driving tests February 15th: Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today slammed the Road Safety Authority’s decision to cancel driving tests for essential workers due to recent cold weather.  Commenting, Unite Regional Officer Jean … Continue reading

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RSA systems issues must be resolved before rolling out online driver theory testing

Recent system breakdown allowed learners to book tests before completing lessons Unite calls for positive engagement with instructors to improve driver testing system Trade union Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today (Tuesday) said that an IT malfunction on … Continue reading

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Strike action continuing at logistics giant Dachser

Dates for further actions to be decided on Monday Stoppage follows company refusal to implement Labour Court recommendation Unite members working for German logistics giant Dachser (formerly Johnston Logistics) in Rathcoole have been taking strike action since this morning (Thursday … Continue reading

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