Tag Archives: Richie Browne

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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Unite urges Irish Archaeological Consultancy to accept Labour Court recommendation

Court recommends that company recognise union Unite, which represents archaeologists working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy, has called on the company to implement the Labour Court’s recommendation that IAC accept the union’s right to represent members working for IAC.  The … Continue reading

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IAC dispute: company no-show at Labour Court disappointing

Unite says IAC attempting to sideline state industrial relations mechanisms January 24th: Unite, which represents archaeologists working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy, today (Thursday) expressed disappointment at the company’s failure to attend a Labour Court hearing this week into IAC’s … Continue reading

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Grafton College closure: Teachers occupy premises, ask to speak to Minister

Occupation follows snap closure leaving teachers owed month’s wages Unite expresses support for workers’ decision Trade union Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, this evening (Monday 3 December) expressed support and understanding for the decision by teachers employed by Grafton … Continue reading

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Irish Life pensions dispute: Unite seeks referral to Labour Court following overwhelming rejection of WRC proposal

November 25th: Unite members  working for pensions provider Irish Life have voted by 78 per cent to reject a proposal from the Workplace Relations Commission in respect of the long-running pensions dispute.  The dispute, which involved two 24-hour stoppages earlier … Continue reading

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