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MEBSCA employers issued with notice of industrial action

Employers deemed in breach of collective agreement September 15th:  During a meeting today (Tuesday) between mechanical employers represented by MEBSCA-CIF and the MEBSCA unions Unite and Connect, at which employers refused to commit to paying the 2.7 % pay increase … Continue reading

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Unite construction members vote overwhelmingly for action if employers attack terms and conditions

Protective ballots follow High Court decision to strike down SEOs Employers warned to pay agreed increases or face industrial action September 15th:  Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, has announced that members have voted almost overwhelmingly to take industrial … Continue reading

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Unite mechanical members vote overwhelmingly for action if employers attack terms and conditions

Protective ballot follows High Court decision to strike down SEOs Union warns mechanical employers: Pay agreed increases due today or face industrial action September 1st:  Unite, which represents mechanical workers (plumbers, fitters and welders) in the construction and mechanical services … Continue reading

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Sectoral Employment Orders: Unite welcomes stay on High Court orders

Today’s decision maintains important protections for workers Protective ballot underway July 31st: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, today (Friday) welcomed the decision by Mr Justice Simons to put a stay on the orders proposed in the recent High … Continue reading

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‘New normal’ excludes workers

Members of Unite give coalition a ‘slow clap’; say workers were “applauded then abandoned” by those who promised a “lasting appreciation”  Programme for government fails to address need for renewed workers’ rights legislation. Status of workers in the “new normal” … Continue reading

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