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Unions demand significant increase in Minimum Wage

September 8th: Connect, CWU, FSU, SIPTU and Unite have supported the call by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, in its pre-budget submission, for a significant increase in the minimum wage. In a joint statement, the unions said:   “The Government … Continue reading

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Construction: Amended SEO will ensure stability as sector recovers from Covid

Unions seeking 4% annual pay rise over three years July 28th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the construction sector, today (Wednesday) said that the amended Sectoral Employment Order being sought by unions will ensure stability as the sector recovers from … Continue reading

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Hospitality: New Unite survey reveals high levels of low pay, bullying and discrimination

As indoor hospitality re-opens, over half of respondents report non-adherence to Covid guidelines July 26th: Unite, which represents hospitality workers, today (Monday) released the findings of a survey of hospitality workers in the sector.  As indoor hospitality re-opens, the research presents … Continue reading

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ABP Lurgan strike: 240 workers stand firm against low pay and anti-family hours

Parties set to engage at LRA following today’s action Workers heartened by community and union support November 4th: 240 Unite members at ABP Lurgan, spanning six different nationalities, have been on the picket line since 6 am this morning (Monday) … Continue reading

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Strike to halt production at ABP Meats in Lurgan tomorrow (Monday, November 4th)

Dispute at Goodman-owned plant driven by low pay and anti-family hours Stoppage follows overwhelming vote in favour of action November 3rd: The first in a series of planned stoppages at the Anglo Beef Processing plant in Lurgan will start at … Continue reading

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