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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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Crane operators: Unite highlights safety concerns as sites picketed

Cranes idle on second day of nationwide strike July 27th: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today held a demonstration outside the Health and Safety Authority to highlight concerns regarding non-compliance with crane operator certification procedures.  … Continue reading

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“Stop taking the Mickey”, workers tell building bosses

Crane operators need a lift says Unite July 21st: Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, held a protest outside the headquarters of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in Dublin today.  The event marked the first day … Continue reading

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Crane operators to tell CIF tomorrow: Stop taking the Mickey!

Workers to demonstrate at Construction House tomorrow (Friday), 11.30 am – 1.30 pm Action follows inconclusive WRC talks, commencement of industrial action July 20th: Following the inconclusive break-up of talks at the WRC today, Unite crane operators will tomorrow (Friday … Continue reading

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New Minimum Wage level welcome but still over €2 short of Living Wage

Low pay is bad for business says Kelly July 18th: Unite has welcomed the 30 cent increase to the National Minimum Wage approved by the Cabinet today, but pointed out that the new rate of €9.55 is still over €2 … Continue reading

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