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Unite welcomes establishment of JLC for English Language Teaching sector

JLC follows lengthy campaign by Unite members working in sector 31 January: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, has welcomed the establishment of a Joint Labour Committee to set minimum terms and conditions in the sector.  The JLC … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Raise the Roof rally must signal turning point on housing

Unite says many construction workers cannot afford homes they build November 24th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has called for a large turnout at the Raise the Roof housing rally due to take place this coming Saturday (26 … Continue reading

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New Living Wage highlights need for supplementary increase to Minimum Wage

Cost of living crisis driving widening gap between Living Wage and statutory wage floor Responding to today’s announcement that the Living Wage Technical Group has calculated the new Living Wage as €13.85 per hour, an increase of 95 cent on the previous … Continue reading

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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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