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Unite: Government must commit to public transport

Union appears before Oireachtas Transport Committee October 19th: Unite representatives today appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport today to discuss the ‘Vision for Public Transport and State Subvention’.  Unite’s submission to the Committee is available … Continue reading

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Living Wage roadmap needed, Unite tells forum

Event hears more than one in four workers earn below decency benchmark Unite proposes measures to ensure Living Wage becomes new Minimum Wage September 30th: Unite today participated in the Living Wage Forum convened by Jobs Minister Gerald Nash TD. … Continue reading

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Unite: Time to reassert role of state in job creation

July 28th: Presenting Unite’s Submission in respect of the 2016 Action Plan for Jobs today, the union’s Regional Coordinating Officer Richie Browne said that the role of the state in job creation needs to be reasserted. Mr Browne was speaking … Continue reading

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Spring Economic Statement: Unite warns against return to pre-crash economics

Neither economy nor society can afford ‘toxic’ low-tax, low-investment strategy April 28th: Trade union Unite today (Tuesday April 28th) warned that what it termed a ‘toxic low-tax, low-investment strategy’ is designed to pave the way for the next round of … Continue reading

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Workers will be losers in tax-cutting auction

Unite warns against undermining public services Union says abolition of USC would be bonus for highest earners December 15th: Unite today expressed concern at what it termed a ‘tax cutting auction’ being conducted in the media as political parties position … Continue reading

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