Tag Archives: Just Transition

Bord na Mona: Peat harvesting suspension must be accompanied by clear roadmap to protect jobs and earnings

New Government parties must firm up on programme commitments to Midlands Workers must be central to proposed Just Transition Commission June 17th: Responding to the news that Bord na Mona is to suspend peat harvesting, trade union Unite – which … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases, Republic of Ireland news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Press Releases, Republic of Ireland news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Press Releases, Republic of Ireland news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bord na Mona: Government must reassure workers that policy has not changed

Minister should be clear that unions will not accept compulsory redundancies July 31st: Unite, which represents craft and managerial grades in Bord na Mona, today called on Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton to reassure workers that Government commitments given … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases, Republic of Ireland news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

As Bord na Mona crisis escalates, Bruton must take charge

Unite demands Minister honour 2018 commitment to seek EU assistance July 23rd:  Unite today called on Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton to take charge of the crisis in Bord na Mona which is threatening jobs throughout the Midlands … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases, Republic of Ireland news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment