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Bord na Mona:  Midlands communities facing ‘economic lockdown’ unless Government policy changes

Workers challenge validity of layoffs and report for work Unite calls for publication of Just Transition Commissioner’s report April 30th: Over 70 years after Bord na Mona was established to create and sustain employment in the Midlands, communities in the … Continue reading

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Bruton challenged on Bord na Mona layoffs ahead of emergency board meeting today

Plans must be suspended pending Government formation Workers must not pay price for Covid-19 emergency April 21st: Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton has this morning (Tuesday) been challenged to confirm whether he approved plans Bord na Mona … Continue reading

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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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