Tag Archives: Julia Marciniak

Hospitality: Unite meets with Tanaiste’s officials to discuss service charges

Service charges must go to those providing the service “Unclear policy is usually unfair” says Unite General Secretary April 24th: Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, recently met with officials in the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment to … Continue reading

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Unite response to ‘Tips’ legislation: Ring-fencing of tips welcome, but concern at mandatory service charges

Union warns that mandatory service charge could reinforce profits while reducing customer tipping January 31st: Trade union Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, has written to the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, outlining the … Continue reading

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As restrictions are lifted, hospitality workers’ concerns remain

Long-term sustainability of hospitality sector depends on improving working conditions January 23rd: Trade union Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) extended a cautious welcome to the Government’s decision to lift many Covid-19 restrictions on hospitality, but warned that … Continue reading

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Unite meets Tanaiste to discuss proposed tips legislation

Tip theft cheats workers and customers Robust legislation would increase public confidence in sector Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality sector, yesterday (Monday) met with the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar to … Continue reading

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Budget misses opportunity to tackle exploitation and low pay

October 13th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has said that yesterday’s Budget is “not a Budget for Ireland’s low-paid workers”, yet again failing to address workers’ rights and offering nothing to low-paid and precarious workers.  Commenting, Regional Coordinating … Continue reading

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