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#Unite

# unite - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Bord na Móna employees will continue to turn up for work every day despite attempted lay-offs
# Bord Na Móna
# Bord Na Móna

Bord na Móna employees will continue to turn up for work every day despite attempted lay-offs

Apr 30th 2020, 4:50 PM 16,978 Views 17 Comments

Last week it was confirmed that up to 230 workers were to be removed from the company’s payroll.

# unite - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites
# Construction
# Construction

Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites

Mar 24th 2020, 11:14 AM 59,074 Views 60 Comments

It comes after criticism that the construction industry is not responding quickly enough to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency.

# unite - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs

Feb 26th 2020, 12:13 PM 10,951 Views 13 Comments

The jobs will be cut between June and October.

# unite - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Unite members in Virgin Media unanimously decide to ballot for industrial action
# Virgin Media
# Virgin Media

Unite members in Virgin Media unanimously decide to ballot for industrial action

Nov 14th 2019, 1:23 PM 12,694 Views 14 Comments

It was reported in recent weeks that the company may cut up to 65 jobs in the next month.

# unite - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Harland and Wolff staff applaud as they return to work
# Belfast
# Belfast

Harland and Wolff staff applaud as they return to work

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:33 PM 12,860 Views 13 Comments

The remaining employees walked back through the gates of the historic Belfast shipyard this morning, days after a buyer was found.

# unite - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Unions remain hopeful jobs can be saved as iconic firm Harland and Wolff enters administration
# Belfast
# Belfast

Unions remain hopeful jobs can be saved as iconic firm Harland and Wolff enters administration

Aug 6th 2019, 10:51 PM 11,049 Views 24 Comments

The firm only needs to remain afloat for a few more days until a buyer is found, unions say.

# unite - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Dublin postal drivers seek injunction to prevent expulsion from union
# An Post
# An Post

Dublin postal drivers seek injunction to prevent expulsion from union

Jun 9th 2019, 4:00 PM 23,199 Views 0 Comments

The drivers are being asked to resign from the IWU in order to allow it to merge with Unite.

# unite - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Peter Mark has rowed back on charging its hairdressers training fees
# Unite
# Unite

Peter Mark has rowed back on charging its hairdressers training fees

May 12th 2019, 4:42 PM 34,637 Views 26 Comments

Trade union Unite said the fee was used to “claw back wage increases due to young workers”.

# unite - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

May 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 10,854 Views 18 Comments

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

# unite - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages
# Digging In
# Digging In

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages

Nov 11th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,774 Views 41 Comments

The union has disputed the claim of a 65% increase in wages in the last four years, as its members’ contracts currently stipulate an hourly wage of €12.50.

# unite - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs
# Midlands
# Midlands

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:08 PM 16,072 Views 41 Comments

A restructuring of the company to decarbonise its business over ten years is expected to be announced tomorrow.

# unite - Monday 23 July, 2018

Archaeologists dig in their heels over 'poverty wages'
# Strike
# Strike

Archaeologists dig in their heels over 'poverty wages'

Jul 23rd 2018, 11:47 AM 20,954 Views 50 Comments

Unite trade union has threatened further strike action if the Irish Archaeological Consultancy does not engage with it over pay claims.

# unite - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Irish Life workers to strike for 24 hours over pension scheme this Thursday
# 24 Hours
# 24 Hours

Irish Life workers to strike for 24 hours over pension scheme this Thursday

Apr 10th 2018, 5:00 PM 11,738 Views 23 Comments

A rally will be held outside the Irish Life Dublin offices from 12pm to 2pm on Thursday.

# unite - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Minister asked to help teachers 'owed thousands' after language school closes
# Limerick
# Limerick

Minister asked to help teachers 'owed thousands' after language school closes

Apr 5th 2018, 2:22 PM 11,239 Views 14 Comments

The trade union has written to the Social Protection Minister asking her to provide assistance for the teachers.

# unite - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike
# Strike
# Strike

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike

Nov 9th 2017, 6:31 PM 8,439 Views 31 Comments

The Labour Court agreed to issue a recommendation for how the dispute could be resolved tomorrow afternoon.

# unite - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
# Escalation
# Escalation

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,001 Views 178 Comments

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# unite - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow

Jul 26th 2017, 4:49 PM 9,938 Views 85 Comments

The workers want their hourly rate of pay increased to €27.

# unite - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Tower cranes at building sites across the country will be idle on Thursday... here's why
# Unhappy Union
# Unhappy Union

Tower cranes at building sites across the country will be idle on Thursday... here's why

Jun 27th 2017, 6:01 PM 24,025 Views 26 Comments

SIPTU is not happy with Unite over the pay claim, calling it ‘disingenuous’.

# unite - Sunday 25 June, 2017

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights
# Education Regulation
# Education Regulation

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights

Jun 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,516 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Education won’t meet with the teachers as they are private workers.

# unite - Friday 12 May, 2017

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 12th 2017, 1:30 PM 11,807 Views 30 Comments

Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.

# unite - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

What on earth is Project Black? And why are Irish unions so worried about it?
# Black And Blue
# Black And Blue

What on earth is Project Black? And why are Irish unions so worried about it?

Feb 14th 2017, 12:01 AM 51,093 Views 97 Comments

Ahead of today’s projected strike in eight stores, Tesco’s controversial Project Black has the unions’ hackles up.

# unite - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike
# Transport
# Transport

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike

Jan 31st 2017, 7:27 PM 10,937 Views 62 Comments

The state-run transport service has announced a range of cost-cutting measures.

# unite - Monday 16 January, 2017

Unite says there is no parallel between its plan to build apartments and Apollo House
# United Front
# United Front

Unite says there is no parallel between its plan to build apartments and Apollo House

Jan 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 14,650 Views 64 Comments

Activists called the union’s involvement in Apollo House a “publicity stunt”.

# unite - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike
# Christmas Miracle
# Christmas Miracle

Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike

Dec 20th 2016, 10:35 PM 7,313 Views 6 Comments

Other strikes at British Airways are still scheduled for Christmas Day – but the airline has promised a full flying schedule.

# unite - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Dec 13th 2016, 7:32 PM 13,027 Views 52 Comments

Unite trade union members at the bank have rejected a Labour Court pay recommendation.

# unite - Saturday 19 November, 2016

CityJet's boss says striking pilots' union is 'a pain in my backside'
# Not Impressed
# Not Impressed

CityJet's boss says striking pilots' union is 'a pain in my backside'

Nov 19th 2016, 6:00 PM 13,348 Views 20 Comments

The Dublin-based airline is locked in a dispute with pilots represented by the Unite.

# unite - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Up to 40 pilots at Dublin Airport are going on strike from next week
# Grounded
# Grounded

Up to 40 pilots at Dublin Airport are going on strike from next week

Nov 17th 2016, 2:44 PM 15,626 Views 6 Comments

Irish airline CityJet flies to several European cities, including London, Paris and Florence.

# unite - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers

May 24th 2016, 6:50 PM 22,728 Views 41 Comments

It’s understood the strike had taken place as a result of three workers being let go from their jobs by text message last Friday.

# unite - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Fianna Fáil plan to replace Irish Water has €9.1m redundancy package for workers
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Fianna Fáil plan to replace Irish Water has €9.1m redundancy package for workers

Mar 13th 2016, 2:46 PM 35,843 Views 100 Comments

A Sinn Féin TD has called for an independent commission to be set up to see what should replace the utility.

# unite - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Cadbury workers set to start indefinite strike from tomorrow
# Time Out
# Time Out

Cadbury workers set to start indefinite strike from tomorrow

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:56 PM 16,596 Views 54 Comments

It follows a dispute concerning the outsourcing of 17 jobs.

# unite - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Over 1,100 Irish Life workers to picket offices in Dublin and Dundalk
# Swiping Out
# Swiping Out

Over 1,100 Irish Life workers to picket offices in Dublin and Dundalk

Nov 12th 2015, 11:26 AM 12,477 Views 21 Comments

Trade union Unite says the company is trying to break the link between pay and profits and inflation.

# unite - Monday 20 July, 2015

Another 50c an hour 'won't help families with spiralling rents and extra taxes'
# The Payoff
# The Payoff

Another 50c an hour 'won't help families with spiralling rents and extra taxes'

Jul 20th 2015, 5:14 PM 20,171 Views 115 Comments

But business groups are against any rise in the minimum wage.

# unite - Thursday 2 April, 2015

As its workers strike over unfair treatment, Dunnes responds with 1-day only online offer
# Holy Thursday
# Holy Thursday

As its workers strike over unfair treatment, Dunnes responds with 1-day only online offer

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:30 AM 54,782 Views 166 Comments

More than half of the company’s employees are on strike over “fair pay” and “a precarious working environment”.

# unite - Friday 13 March, 2015

Getting to Northern Ireland is going to be really difficult today
# Friday 13
# Friday 13

Getting to Northern Ireland is going to be really difficult today

Mar 13th 2015, 10:17 AM 16,925 Views 21 Comments

That means no Ulsterbus, Metro or Northern Ireland Railway services.

# unite - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike
# Banking
# Banking

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike

Jan 15th 2015, 5:53 PM 16,711 Views 44 Comments

The union Unite wants to meet the Finance Minister over the issues.

# unite - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports
# Cargo Handlers
# Cargo Handlers

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports

Dec 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,429 Views 15 Comments

Unite members are going on strike on December 23.

# unite - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'

Nov 18th 2014, 1:03 PM 9,471 Views 87 Comments

Right2Water is planning another mass protest on 10 December.

# unite - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Five years since it closed, the fight for Waterford Crystal pensions takes new turn
# Worker Rights
# Worker Rights

Five years since it closed, the fight for Waterford Crystal pensions takes new turn

Jul 27th 2014, 4:58 PM 13,131 Views 10 Comments

Unite trade union said today the dispute will go to the Labour Relations Commission – and hopefully be resolved.

# unite - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:40 PM 6,216 Views 41 Comments

Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.

# unite - Sunday 6 July, 2014

1 in 5 workers earn less than the 'living wage'
# Standard Of Living
# Standard Of Living

1 in 5 workers earn less than the 'living wage'

Jul 6th 2014, 5:42 PM 20,713 Views 69 Comments

Unite described the wages of workers in hospitality, administrative support and retail sectors as ‘poverty pay’.

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