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Further update : Essential information for workers facing layoff and/or requiring Department of Social Protection support

March 16th: With regard to the COVID-19 situation, further updates have been issued through the Department of Employment & Social Protection to Trade Unions. This information focuses on workers in lay-off situations and requiring and needing to deal with the … Continue reading

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Bord na Móna: Dáil hopefuls to attend Shannonbridge rally on Saturday

Election candidates urged to support workers and communities January 30th: General Election candidates will be among those attending a rally organised by Bord na Móna workers and pensioners in Shannonbridge this coming Saturday (February 1st) at 2 pm. Speaking ahead … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unite members to ballot for industrial action

November 14th:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Thursday) announced that members had unanimously decided to ballot for industrial action.  The move follows the company’s decision to issue redundancy notices without having consulted the unions involved either before … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unions not consulted over proposed redundancies

Unite and Siptu write to company reminding them of legal obligations November 3rd:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Sunday) said that unions were not consulted ahead of the company’s announcement of proposed redundancies.  Unite and Siptu have … Continue reading

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Investment for future growth must follow sale of Bombardier Aerospace to Spirit Aerosystems

Skills and capacity of Bombardier manufacturing workforce is world class and has driven commercial interest   Welcoming the announcement of the sale of Bombardier’s Aerospace manufacturing operation to aerospace components manufacturer Spirit Aero Systems, Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said: “Today’s deal will … Continue reading

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