Tag Archives: Tom Fitzgerald

Win for Mechanical Workers 

Welcoming new SEO, Unite pledges to continue travel fight January 25th: Unite today welcomed the new Sectoral Employment Order (SEO) governing the terms and conditions of mechanical workers in the construction industry.  Minister Pat Breen today accepted the Labour Court … Continue reading

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Enactment of construction SEO welcome, but fight for travel time must continue

October 19th: Unite today welcomed the implementation of the construction Sectoral Employment Order recommended by the Labour Court in July, but warned that retention of the travel allowance is crucial to ensure that construction workers maintain and improve their living … Continue reading

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Unite suspends planned strike action and protests following CIF decision to enter WRC discussions

CIF accept need for ongoing dispute to be advanced through Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court, where necessary September 6th: Trade union Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today (Wednesday) suspended strike action and protests scheduled … Continue reading

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Crane dispute: Unite calls on CIF to utilise disputes procedures

Union announces further pickets, protest tomorrow September 6th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today (Wednesday) reiterated its call on the Construction Industry Federation to engage meaningfully with the union under the auspices of the WRC … Continue reading

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CIF accused of transparent attempt to divide workers

Crane operators will not be diverted from legitimate demands  Resolution of dispute in employers’ hands August 17th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today  accused the Construction Industry Federation of a “transparent attempt to pit worker … Continue reading

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