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Major win for English Language Teachers

QQA Bill is passed and mediator recommends establishment of Joint Labour Committee July 12th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, today (Friday) welcomed the passage of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018, and the publication … Continue reading

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TCD protest hears workers’ rights being abused on publicly-funded project

Time to turn off contract stream to rogue employers July 11th:  Unite, which organises construction workers, held a protest this morning (Thursday) at the site of TCD’s new Oisin House student accommodation block on Pearse Street. The main contractor on … Continue reading

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Increased Living Wage figure highlights poverty gap between low pay and high rents

July 3rd: Responding to today’s announcement that the 2019 Living Wage has been calculated as €12.30 per hour – a 40 cent increase – trade union Unite said the increased highlights what Senior Officer Brendan Ogle termed the “poverty gap” … Continue reading

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Former Ivy worker details process of tip theft at luxury restaurant

Julia Marciniak joins Brendan Ogle, Joan Collins and Cieran Perry at press conference to support tips legislation June 18th: A press conference organised by Joan Collins TD this morning (Tuesday) heard former Ivy worker and Unite member Julia Marciniak explain … Continue reading

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Unite urges Doherty to publish tips legislation before Dail recess

Promised legislation follows determined action by Unite members and campaigners June 12th: Unite today welcomed the announcement by Employment Affairs and Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty that she will be bringing forward legislation to ensure that tips are not used to … Continue reading

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