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IAC Archaeology: Unite members to take industrial action

Members of Unite Archaeology set to “dig in for decency” June 11th: Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today announced that members working for consultancy IAC Archaeology have voted to take industrial action on foot of the company’s refusal to … Continue reading

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Parties urged to amend forthcoming pensions legislation to protect healthy DB schemes

Call comes as Irish Life seeks to close staff DB scheme Union warns 100,000 people vulnerable to unilateral DB scheme closures May 14th: Unite, which represents workers in pensions giant Irish Life, today called on all political parties to cooperate … Continue reading

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Remarks delivered at Unite seminar on collective bargaining

May 10th: Giving the closing keynote at today’s seminar on collective bargaining organised by Unite the Union, Congress General Secretary Patricia King said:  “There is a clear and direct causal link between low pay, deepening inequality and the absence of … Continue reading

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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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