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Irish Life dispute: Second strike day set for April 24th

Irish workers squeezed as Great West Lifeco dividends rise Union challenges company to explain why Ireland singled out for scheme closure April 19th:  Unite today announced that a second day of strike action at Irish Life will take place on … Continue reading

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Irish Life workers set to strike on Thursday in defence of pensions

24-hour stoppage follows decisive vote for action April 10th: Close to 800 Unite members in Irish Life will be taking strike action on Thursday (April 12th) in a dispute centred on the company’s unilateral decision to close the workers’ Defined … Continue reading

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Irish Life: Decisive vote for industrial action to defend pensions

Decision reflects anger at unilateral closure of scheme in surplus Trade union Unite today (Monday) announced that a sizeable majority of its members in Irish Life have voted for industrial action in response to the company’s unilateral decision to close … Continue reading

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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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