Tag Archives: Republic of Ireland

‘Grinch’ Capita Plc’s refusal to pay Labour Court recommendation highlights need to review public procurement rules

Unite members hand in letter to Paschal Donohoe Union says case points up deficiencies in collective bargaining provision Unite members today (Thursday 14 December) handed in a letter to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe highlighting Capita Plc’s ongoing refusal to pay … Continue reading

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Unite suspends planned strike action and protests following CIF decision to enter WRC discussions

CIF accept need for ongoing dispute to be advanced through Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court, where necessary September 6th: Trade union Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today (Wednesday) suspended strike action and protests scheduled … Continue reading

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Brexit band-aid will not secure jobs, living standards

Unite highlights impact of prolonged uncertainty on economy and workers Robust interventions needed North and South to foster confidence, protect jobs August 16th: In an initial response today (Wednesday) to the UK government’s paper proposing steps to mitigate the impact … Continue reading

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Unite: Lidl ‘Living Wage’ Pay decision – an all-island Fair Pay Victory!

Company u-turn demonstrates power of workers getting organised with Unite Other retailers are now ‘on notice’ – they must match Lidl’s Living Wage policy October 8th: Unite Regional Officer, Susan Fitzgerald, welcomed Lidl’s announcement that it would now include workers … Continue reading

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