Tag Archives: Unite ROI

Irish Rail: Shrinking workforce, rising productivity and frozen wages form backdrop to strike

Unite warns dispute could continue into Christmas season November 6th: Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s 24-hour Irish Rail strike – the second of five planned stoppages – Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley said that the industrial action was taking place against … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus Craft Group of Unions: Unite/TEEU/SIPTU members accept Aer Lingus pay deal

Craft unions to pursue other elements of Labour Court recommendation with Aer Lingus management November 3rd: Trade unions which represents craft workers in Aer Lingus, announced this afternoon that members have voted by over 66 per cent to accept the … Continue reading

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Nightmare to Let programme exposes exploitation in English Language Teaching sector

November 3rd: The programme Nightmare to Let, broadcast last night by RTE, exposed the exploitation of English language students, according to trade union Unite which organises teachers in the sector.  The union was responding to the allegation that the company … Continue reading

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Irish Rail strike: Unite warns of further escalation in absence of meaningful engagement

October 31st: Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Irish Rail strike, due to start at 00.01 hrs, Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley this afternoon warned that the dispute may escalate further in the absence of meaningful engagement by management. Unite represents craft … Continue reading

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Iarnród Éireann: Unite members vote for industrial action

Union slams ‘orchestrated’ breakdown of WRC talks October 20th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Iarnród Éireann, today announced that nearly three-quarters of of members have voted for industrial action, up to and including strike action.  The news follows last … Continue reading

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