Tag Archives: Tom Fitzgerald

Domestic violence leave: IBEC stance highlights toxic ‘culture of doubt’

IBEC’s objections to legislation dubbed ‘anti-woman and anti-business’ October 6th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, today (Thursday) said that demands by employers’ group IBEC earlier this year that domestic violence victims be required to provide evidence of abuse … Continue reading

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Final day of Unite’s Irish Policy Conference hears motions covering equalities, organising and industrial areas

On the second day of Unite’s Sixth Irish Policy Conference in Malahide, delegates debated a range of motions covering equalities, organising and industrial areas, as well as the public sector.  Speakers also addressed motions on political and social action. Introducing … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage: Government must set aside Low Pay Commission recommendation

Unite accuses Government of ripping up Living Wage commitment Unite this morning (Wednesday) called on the Government to set aside the Low Pay Commission report which recommends an increase in the hourly Minimum Wage of just 80 cent to €11.30.  … Continue reading

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Premier Periclase must be fast-tracked for assistance under new scheme

Management and government urged to work with unions to secure jobs Trade unions Unite and Connect, which represent workers at the Drogheda magnesia plant Premier Periclase, have welcomed the news that the European Commission last week approved a scheme of … Continue reading

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Premier Periclase: Government must intervene to save jobs

Spiralling energy costs driving closure of Drogheda magnesia plant Energy Support Taskforce urgently needed Trade unions Unite and Connect, which represent workers at the Drogheda magnesia plant Premier Periclase, have written to the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and … Continue reading

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