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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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Unite meets Tanaiste to discuss proposed tips legislation

Tip theft cheats workers and customers Robust legislation would increase public confidence in sector Trade union Unite, which represents workers in the hospitality sector, yesterday (Monday) met with the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar to … Continue reading

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Management suspend workers at Regina Coeli House and instruct vulnerable female residents to transfer to uncertain accommodation by taxi

Workers and residents maintain ‘work-in’ to save Northern Ireland’s only women-only hostel for homeless and vulnerable Unite launches of an online petition for public to show their support for staff and residents’ fight Unite members working at Regina Coeli House have … Continue reading

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Budget misses opportunity to tackle exploitation and low pay

October 13th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has said that yesterday’s Budget is “not a Budget for Ireland’s low-paid workers”, yet again failing to address workers’ rights and offering nothing to low-paid and precarious workers.  Commenting, Regional Coordinating … Continue reading

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Calls grow for a new deal for Amazon workers in Northern Ireland

When: 11.00pm, Thursday 8th April Where: Front of Belfast City Hall Action on Amazon campaigners will be at City Hall in Belfast to spread the word that Amazon workers can blow the whistle on poor treatment, as calls grow for a new deal for … Continue reading

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