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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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Crane dispute: Unite warns further escalation on the cards

Crane operators frustrated at lack of meaningful engagement  Nationwide stoppage marks fourth day of industrial action August 4th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today warned that the dispute could escalate in the absence of meaningful … Continue reading

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Crane operators: Unite highlights safety concerns as sites picketed

Cranes idle on second day of nationwide strike July 27th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today held a demonstration outside the Health and Safety Authority to highlight concerns regarding non-compliance with crane operator certification procedures.  … Continue reading

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