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Irish Life pensions dispute: Unite seeks referral to Labour Court following overwhelming rejection of WRC proposal

November 25th: Unite members  working for pensions provider Irish Life have voted by 78 per cent to reject a proposal from the Workplace Relations Commission in respect of the long-running pensions dispute.  The dispute, which involved two 24-hour stoppages earlier … Continue reading

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Parties urged to amend forthcoming pensions legislation to protect healthy DB schemes

Call comes as Irish Life seeks to close staff DB scheme Union warns 100,000 people vulnerable to unilateral DB scheme closures May 14th: Unite, which represents workers in pensions giant Irish Life, today called on all political parties to cooperate … Continue reading

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Irish Life: Decision to close pension scheme down to greed rather than need

Jackie Pollock says workers backed by Unite strike fund amounting to tens of millions April 24th: Speaking on the Irish Life picket line in Dublin today, Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said the decision by Great West Lifeco and Irish … Continue reading

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Irish Life dispute: Second strike day set for April 24th

Irish workers squeezed as Great West Lifeco dividends rise Union challenges company to explain why Ireland singled out for scheme closure April 19th:  Unite today announced that a second day of strike action at Irish Life will take place on … Continue reading

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Irish Life workers set to strike on Thursday in defence of pensions

24-hour stoppage follows decisive vote for action April 10th: Close to 800 Unite members in Irish Life will be taking strike action on Thursday (April 12th) in a dispute centred on the company’s unilateral decision to close the workers’ Defined … Continue reading

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