Tag Archives: precarious work

Latest Covid mortality for hospitality workers confirm the failure of policies which have allowed unscrupulous employers to cut corners on infection control

Government must compel employers to provide full sick pay for workers forced to self-isolate in order to safeguard public health and the NHS Unite is seeking legislation for roving trade union health and safety reps to ensure that workers in … Continue reading

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Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock: Delfin dispute centres on workers’ right to negotiate collectively through union of choice

Workers backed by Unite fighting fund Dispute centres on workers’ right to negotiate collectively through union of their choice  Union highlights issues ranging from low pay to Christmas layoffs October 30th: Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock addressed workers on the Delfin … Continue reading

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As Delfin dispute escalates, English Language Teachers to strike on Monday

Full-day stoppage follows management’s refusal to engage with workers October 3rd:  Unite, which represents all teachers working in Delfin English School, has announced that pickets will be placed on the school (2 Parnell Square, Dublin 1) from 09.00 hrs to 18.00 hrs on Monday October 7th.  The escalation … Continue reading

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Presumption of employment crucial to stamping out abuses

Protest at National Children’s Hospital hears it’s time for state to use purchasing power in battle against bogus self-employment June 28th: Officials and activists from Unite joined members of other unions this morning to highlight the issue of bogus self-employment … Continue reading

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Bogus self-employment:  Oireachtas Committee told presumption of employment most effective remedy

Unite says bogus self-employment rife in construction but also encountered elsewhere Eliminating bogus self-employment would be win for workers, win for Exchequer and win for compliant employers June 20th:  Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, today (Thursday) appeared before … Continue reading

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