Tag Archives: Unite ROI

Enactment of construction SEO welcome, but fight for travel time must continue

October 19th: Unite today welcomed the implementation of the construction Sectoral Employment Order recommended by the Labour Court in July, but warned that retention of the travel allowance is crucial to ensure that construction workers maintain and improve their living … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes launch of ‘Abortion as a Workplace Issue’ report

Pioneering research will help inform union’s campaigning on abortion October 19th: Unite today welcomed the publication of Abortion as a Workplace Issue, based on a quantitative and qualitative survey of trade union members commissioned by five trade unions including Unite, … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers highlight bogus self-employment

Abusive practice cheats workers, students and the state October 18th: Trade union Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, held a protest today  to highlight the worrying levels of bogus self-employment in the English Language Teaching sector. Explaining the background to … Continue reading

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Unambitious Budget offers little for working people

Combined tax package will disproportionately benefit better-off October 10th: In an initial response to what he termed today’s ‘unambitious Budget’, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly criticised the over-reliance on tax and USC cuts which, he said, disproportionately benefited the better … Continue reading

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Iarnród Éireann: Unite to ballot for industrial action

Ross presiding over public transport crisis not of workers’ making September 28th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Iarnród Éireann, is to ballot members for industrial action following the breakdown of talks at the WRC last night. Regional Officer Willie … Continue reading

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