Tag Archives: Tom Fitzgerald

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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SEOs: Government must seek stay of High Court decision pending appeal to Supreme Court

Decision threatens workers and economic recovery Unite will use all means to protect and advance workers’ terms and conditions June 24th: Trade union Unite, which represents workers throughout the construction sector, today (Wednesday) said that the Government must immediately seek … Continue reading

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Construction: Two weeks to build Covid-safe sites

Unite warns employers cannot be left to regulate themselves Unions must be central to new safety regime With just two weeks to go before construction sites open on May 18th, trade union Unite today (Monday) warned that construction companies cannot … Continue reading

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Construction: Self-regulation won’t cut it during pandemic

Compliance monitoring and testing programme must be in place before sites re-open Unions must be central to new safety regime April 28th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, today (Tuesday) warned that construction companies cannot be left to regulate … Continue reading

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