Tag Archives: Jimmy Kelly

New Minimum Wage level welcome but still over €2 short of Living Wage

Low pay is bad for business says Kelly July 18th: Unite has welcomed the 30 cent increase to the National Minimum Wage approved by the Cabinet today, but pointed out that the new rate of €9.55 is still over €2 … Continue reading

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From ‘Lunatics’ to ‘Mickey Mouse’: Parlon’s industrial relations approach damaging to construction sector

Crane strike resumes today, CIF sites to be picketed from Friday July 11th: Unite, which represents approximately 170 crane operators currently engaged in industrial action, today said that the industrial relations approach adopted by CIF Director-General Tom Parlon was damaging … Continue reading

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ICTU BDC: Brexit, banking and healthcare among topics addressed by Unite delegates

Workers must not pay the price for a Tory Brexit says Jimmy Kelly July 5th: On the second day of the ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Brexit was one of the topics dominating debate.  Moving Unite’s motion on Brexit … Continue reading

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ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference: Speech by Jimmy Kelly moving Unite motion on Brexit

July 5th: Moving his union’s motion on the need for a coordinated response to the Brexit referendum vote at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: On June 23rd of last … Continue reading

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ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference: Speech by Jimmy Kelly on political and social challenges facing Northern Ireland

July 4th: Speaking in support of motion 1 on Northern Ireland at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: Northern Ireland stands at a crossroads – but not in relation to … Continue reading

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