Tag Archives: Richie Browne

Building Momentum: Unite members vote to accept proposals

Unite will be working to ensure agreement delivers for members Union reiterates demand for repeal of FEMPI February 12th: Unite today (Friday) announced that members working in the public sector have voted to accept the proposed public sector agreement, Building … Continue reading

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Unite demands repeal of FEMPI this year

Sole purpose of controversial legislation is to coerce workers February 1st: Unite, which represents workers throughout the public sector, today (Monday) said that it has written to Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath seeking a commitment that FEMPI … Continue reading

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Public sector agreement: Unite representatives issue no recommendation prior to balloting

Online meeting also hears demands for FEMPI to be scrapped January 20th: Unite public sector representatives met online last night to discuss the proposed public sector agreement, Building Momentum.  The meeting decided not to issue a recommendation prior to putting the … Continue reading

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University Hospital Waterford: Unite seeks referral of dispute with Momentum to Labour Court

March 5th: Unite today (Thursday) wrote to the Workplace Relations Commission seeking that the strike with service provider Momentum at University Hospital Waterford be referred to the Labour Court. The dispute is in its tenth day following the decision of … Continue reading

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Public procurement: Workers’ rights must be included in any review

Rogue employers must be precluded from tendering Unite today (Wednesday) welcomed news that the State is to examine whether companies are submitting unrealistically low bids to win public contracts, but said that any review must also look at companies’ employment … Continue reading

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