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IAC: Unite serves notice of third day of strike action on November 8th

Archaeologists to Dig4Decency at Portmarnock site November 4th:  Unite, which represents commercial archaeologists in Ireland, today (Sunday November 4th) announced that members working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy at the company’s site in Portmarnock will be taking a third day … Continue reading

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The Authentic Food Company: Unite obtains assurances on social welfare entitlements

Department will approve claims for Unemployment Benefit in advance of liquidation completion Trade union Unite, which represents workers in Dundalk’s The Authentic Food Company plant, today (Thursday) announced that it has obtained assurances from the Department of Social Protection that … Continue reading

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Unite archaeologists secure 9% pay increase in ground-breaking Rubicon deal

Collective agreement points way forward for commercial archaeology October 22nd: Archaeologists working for Rubicon Heritage have secured a 9% pay increase over 27 months.  The agreement reached with the workers’ union Unite will see the grades of site assistant, site … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Ideological Budget puts enriching the few above the needs of the many

Package offers little for working people Unite’s Senior Officer in the Republic of Ireland, Brendan Ogle, has said that Tuesday’s Budget was an “ideologically driven package” which offers little to working people and “further embeds the pattern of public crises … Continue reading

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IAC admits to poverty pay as Unite archaeologists continue to Dig4Decency

Union repeats call on company to attend WRC Experienced archaeologists paid just €12.50 per hour to defend our heritage Trade union Unite, which is currently engaged in a dispute with the Irish Archaeological Consultancy over the company’s refusal to engage … Continue reading

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