Tag Archives: low pay

Minimum Wage:  Unite seeks €2 increase to €12.50 from November 1st

Union tells Low Pay Commission aim should be to raise wage floor to 66% of median earnings Low pay is bad for business says Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock Trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, this week … Continue reading

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Unite members working on the buses reject latest, inadequate pay offer and vote for industrial action

The public transport union, Unite, have balloted their members working on Translink buses for industrial action following rejection of the company pay offer. The ballot, which closed at noon today, demonstrated the frustration of bus workers at the inadequate offer … 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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As hospitality re-opens, workers remain locked out of decent work

Service comes with side order of exploitation Unite survey aims to paint true picture of working conditions As the public prepares to enjoy outdoor cafes, restaurants and pubs from tomorrow, trade union Unite today (Sunday) said that hospitality workers are … Continue reading

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Employers challenged to sign up to Unite’s Hospitality Charter as best means to attract workers and overcome staffing shortage

Unite the union to write to Hospitality businesses across Belfast area to request they sign up to raise the bar for workers Hospitality Charter includes provisions such a Living Wage, guaranteed hours, action to challenge sexual harassment and trade union … Continue reading

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