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‘New normal’ excludes workers

Members of Unite give coalition a ‘slow clap’; say workers were “applauded then abandoned” by those who promised a “lasting appreciation”  Programme for government fails to address need for renewed workers’ rights legislation. Status of workers in the “new normal” … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter: Unite ethnic minority members highlight role of unions in combating racism

June 24th: Members of Unite’s Regional Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAEM) Committee have expressed solidarity with all those saying “Black Lives Matter!” in Ireland and around the world.  Pointing out that the global response to the killing of George Floyd … Continue reading

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SEOs: Government must seek stay of High Court decision pending appeal to Supreme Court

Decision threatens workers and economic recovery Unite will use all means to protect and advance workers’ terms and conditions June 24th: Trade union Unite, which represents workers throughout the construction sector, today (Wednesday) said that the Government must immediately seek … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus: Craft unions write seeking immediate meeting with company  

Unions warn that unilateral action will undermine airline’s recovery   June 20th: Unite Regional Officer Willie Quiqley, who chairs the Craft Group of Unions at Aer Lingus, has written to Aer Lingus management seeking an immediate meeting in light of … Continue reading

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Hairdressing: Agreed safety protocol needed before June 29th re-opening

Provision must be made for those who cannot return to work due to health or childcare concerns Responding to this evening’s announcement that the hairdressing sector is to re-open from June 29th, three weeks earlier than initially planned, trade union … Continue reading

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