Tag Archives: Tom Fitzgerald

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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Construction: Unite says more companies need to avail of Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Unite says employers must retain workers to kick-start recovery Union writes to Minister for Finance highlighting anomalies April 10th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the construction sector today (Friday) expressed concern at the failure of many construction companies to register for the … Continue reading

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Construction: Unite urges employers to engage with Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Retaining workers in employment will protect individuals, families and business Government must take further measures on housing costs to protect living standards March 30th: Following the Government’s effective closure of non-essential construction sites, trade union Unite – which represents construction … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes effective closure of non-essential construction sites to help halt COVID-19 spread

Focus must now turn to protecting workers’ incomes and precarious workers March 28th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, today (Saturday) welcomed the confirmation this morning by Minister Simon Harris that non-essential construction sites are being effectively closed as … Continue reading

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