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Solidarity rally to demand St Mary’s and other Sisters of Charity facilities remain open and provide continuity of care to residents

WHAT: Socially-distanced protest to demand Caritas and St Mary’s centres remain open                                                               WHERE: St Mary’s Centre Nursing Home, Merrion Road, Dublin 4WHEN: TOMORROW 1pm, Wednesday August 26th 2020 Unite Regional Officer, Willie Quigley, called for the public to back struggling workers … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and your Rights as a Worker – UPDATED 31 July

Frequently Asked Questions – UPDATED 31 July 2020 The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation continues to evolve and Unite will continue updating our advice as dictated by circumstances.  The measures announced by the Government at the start of the pandemic resulted in … Continue reading

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‘New normal’ excludes workers

Members of Unite give coalition a ‘slow clap’; say workers were “applauded then abandoned” by those who promised a “lasting appreciation”  Programme for government fails to address need for renewed workers’ rights legislation. Status of workers in the “new normal” … Continue reading

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Draft Government Programme considers applause and platitudes good enough for workers

June 19th: Unite, which represents workers in all sectors throughout Ireland, has said that the draft programme for government negotiated by Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and the Green Party would see Ireland continuing to be run in a manner that … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and your Rights as a Worker – UPDATED 5 June

Frequently Asked Questions – UPDATED 05 June 2020 The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation continues to evolve and Unite will continue updating our advice as dictated by circumstances.  The measures announced by the Government in March resulted in widespread business closures, layoffs … Continue reading

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