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Irish Life workers set for 24-hour strike on April 12th

Stoppage follows decisive vote for action Dispute centres on unilateral closure of healthy pension scheme April 2nd: Irish Life is Ireland’s largest pension provider, but Unite members working for the insurance giant are being forced to take industrial action in … Continue reading

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Irish Life: Decisive vote for industrial action to defend pensions

Decision reflects anger at unilateral closure of scheme in surplus Trade union Unite today (Monday) announced that a sizeable majority of its members in Irish Life have voted for industrial action in response to the company’s unilateral decision to close … Continue reading

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Unilateral closure of Irish Life pension scheme may trigger industrial action

Ireland’s largest pension provider accused of ‘prioritising balance sheet over workers’  Move to DC scheme will hit around 700 Unite members January 15th:  Unite today announced that it is holding a series of consultative meetings with members in pensions giant … Continue reading

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Public sector pay proposals: modest advances long overdue as workers wait 12 years for restoration

Unite to consult with members in advance of balloting June 9th: Trade union Unite said today that the ‘modest advances’ made during negotiations for a successor to the Lansdowne Road Agreement were long overdue given that, by the end of … Continue reading

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Unite vows to defend pension rights, public sector workers

Pension age increase does not take account of glaring health inequalities Varadkar warned on strike restriction Unite successes in reversing NI public sector cuts highlighted May 23rd: This afternoon’s debate at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast focussed on … Continue reading

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