Tag Archives: Tom Fitzgerald

“Stop taking the Mickey”, workers tell building bosses

Crane operators need a lift says Unite July 21st: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, held a protest outside the headquarters of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in Dublin today.  The event marked the first day … Continue reading

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Crane operators to tell CIF tomorrow: Stop taking the Mickey!

Workers to demonstrate at Construction House tomorrow (Friday), 11.30 am – 1.30 pm Action follows inconclusive WRC talks, commencement of industrial action July 20th: Following the inconclusive break-up of talks at the WRC today, Unite crane operators will tomorrow (Friday … Continue reading

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Crane operators: Unite serves notice of industrial action on CIF

Overwhelming vote to extend dispute July 6th: Unite, which represents 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today  announced that it has served notice of industrial action on the Construction Industry Federation following a near unanimous vote by members to extend … Continue reading

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Crane dispute: Unite pickets three Dublin sites on second strike day

Result of ballot to extend industrial action due this evening July 5th: Unite is today picketing three construction sites in Dublin as part of the industrial action which started last week.  The sites involved are two John Paul Construction sites … Continue reading

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Unite crane operators to ballot on extension of industrial action

Union warns CIF that low pay is undermining foundations of recovery June 30th: Unite, which represents 90 per cent of crane operators in Ireland, today announced that members will be balloting to extend the industrial action which started yesterday to … Continue reading

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