Tag Archives: Richie Browne

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 agreement: Unite representatives overwhelmingly recommend rejection

August 16th: Unite public sector representatives met this morning to discuss the proposed Public Sector Stability Agreement.  The meeting followed several weeks of workplace consultation with members. At the meeting, public sector representatives voted overwhelmingly to recommend rejection of the … 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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Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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Latest CSO figures explode public sector pay premium myth

Time to debate on basis of fact March 15th: Unite has welcomed today’s report from the CSO which dispels popular myths about public-private sector pay differentials and instead shows that, overall, public sector workers are paid slightly less than comparable … Continue reading

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