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New vehicle BIK rules: Government accused of greenwashing tax grab

Unite calls for changes due in January 2023 to be scrapped Trade union Unite has slammed new Benefit in Kind (BIK) rules due to take effect on 1 January 2023 which could result in employees who use company cars for … Continue reading

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Hailing latest victory for short-changed school building workers, Unite says union membership best defence against exploitation

Union says agency workers often unaware of rights, vulnerable to ‘sharp operators’ August 26th: Trade union Unite today welcomed the decision by contractor EHS Ltd. to pay five Unite members a lump sum in respect of underpayment of industry hourly … Continue reading

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Unite placing pickets on Artane school refurbishment project in bid to secure industry pay rates

Union says Dept of Education treating workers’ rights as optional extra August 24th: Unite today announced that it will be placing pickets on the St David’s NS school refurbishment project in Artane, Dublin 5, from 7 am tomorrow morning (Monday … Continue reading

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Unite placing pickets on Saggart school building project

Union calls on Department of Education to honour commitments on workers’ rights August 4th: Unite has announced that it will be placing pickets on the Scoil Mhuire school building project in Saggart, Co. Dublin, from 7 am tomorrow morning (Tuesday … Continue reading

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Union campaign pays dividends for Murphy International workers

Workers benefit by up to €200 per week July 13th: Unite members in conjunction with their colleagues in the TEEU in Limerick-based engineering company Murphy International have seen their pay packets swell by up to €200 per week as the … Continue reading

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