Tag Archives: Richie Browne

Budget misses opportunity to tackle exploitation and low pay

October 13th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has said that yesterday’s Budget is “not a Budget for Ireland’s low-paid workers”, yet again failing to address workers’ rights and offering nothing to low-paid and precarious workers.  Commenting, Regional Coordinating … Continue reading

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Unite English Language Teachers to hold socially-distanced protest against unsafe reopening of schools

Unite English Language Teachers to protest the early and unsafe re-opening of the English Language Education sector.  When: Monday, July 19th 1pm Where: Department of Further and Higher Education, Malborough Street, Dublin 1 Unite’s English Language Teachers’ branch last night [July 14th] voted to call a … Continue reading

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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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