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RSA accused of introducing ‘essential worker’ self-declaration without consultation

Unite warns that ability of learner drivers to self-declare may undermine public health measures Driving instructors concerned at GDPR implications of new system May 5th: Unite, which represents Approved Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) accused the Road Safety Authority … Continue reading

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Unite issues proposals to tackle bogus self-employment

Presumption of employment and new Statutory Code of Practice central to decent work blueprint Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, today (Sunday) published a set of proposals designed to tackle the scourge of bogus self-employment as well as other precarious working … Continue reading

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Intel Covid outbreak: Unite reiterates long-standing call for regular and rigorous on-site testing

Union wrote to Intel project management companies in March NPHET must provide guidance on testing for construction sector April 23rd: Responding to the the news that at least 70 construction workers on the Intel site in Kildare have tested positive … Continue reading

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KBC: Shock announcement highlights importance of finance workers joining a union

April 16th: Unite, which represents members throughout the finance sector, today (Friday) expressed solidarity with KBC staff and the Financial Services Union following today’s shock announcement that the bank is in discussions with Bank of Ireland about selling its performing … Continue reading

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As construction sites re-open, Unite seeks NPHET guidance on testing regime

April 11th: Unite, which represents construction workers throughout Ireland, has written to NPHET seeking guidance on the optimum testing regime for construction sites.  Although approximately 30% of construction sites have remained open throughout Level 5 restrictions, non-essential construction sites have been … Continue reading

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