Tag Archives: workers’ rights

Hospitality Workers’ safety and livelihoods must not be used as a bargaining chip or political football by bosses or politicians

Union condemns attempts by bosses to reopen illegally and against medical advice Unite Hospitality organiser, Neil Moore, issued a warning to hospitality bosses who had publicly announced that they would open their doors regardless of any decision by Stormont on … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Pandemic Budget benefits usual suspects

Opportunity to rethink economy missed Business supports must be contingent on improved workers’ rights October 13th: In an initial response to Budget 2021, trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, today said that the Budget fails to lay … Continue reading

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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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