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Hospitality: Unite meets with Tanaiste’s officials to discuss service charges

Service charges must go to those providing the service “Unclear policy is usually unfair” says Unite General Secretary April 24th: Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, recently met with officials in the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment to … Continue reading

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Unite hails Labour Court determination that former Ivy workers were dismissed for trade union activities

Court findings `devastating indictment’ of restaurant group Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality sector, today (Sunday) welcomed the determination by the Irish Labour Court that former Ivy workers Julia Marciniak and Lenka Laiermanova were dismissed by the … Continue reading

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Unite response to ‘Tips’ legislation: Ring-fencing of tips welcome, but concern at mandatory service charges

Union warns that mandatory service charge could reinforce profits while reducing customer tipping January 31st: Trade union Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, has written to the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, outlining the … Continue reading

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As restrictions are lifted, hospitality workers’ concerns remain

Long-term sustainability of hospitality sector depends on improving working conditions January 23rd: Trade union Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) extended a cautious welcome to the Government’s decision to lift many Covid-19 restrictions on hospitality, but warned that … Continue reading

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Unite Hospitality Branch position on proposed ‘Tips’ legislation

Unite met with the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, on Monday 17 January.  Click here to read the position of the Hospitality Branch, here to read our statement issued following the meeting, and here … Continue reading

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