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#Unite

# unite - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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 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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

# unite - Monday 20 July, 2015

From Business ETC Another 50c an hour ‘won’t help families with spiralling rents and extra taxes’ The Payoff

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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’

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

# unite - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months

The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.

# unite - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don’t want to strike

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# unite - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

New workers’ rights legislation could lead to practices ‘outlawed’ in other countries

However, it has been welcomed by Ibec, who believe it will help Ireland to continue to attract foreign direct investment.

# unite - Thursday 8 May, 2014

1,500 jobseekers are being put on compulsory JobBridge

And will face penalties if they don’t take up their places.

# unite - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession

Figures from trade union Unite also found that almost 600,000 women live in deprivation or at risk of poverty.

# unite - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Concern about Bord Gais employee conditions after ‘surprise’ sale of company

A union representing some workers at Bord Gáis has said it is concerned about conditions for employees at the company following the Government’s decision to sell off the retail arm.

This map shows food poverty 'is a reality in every county in Ireland'

Two unions are calling on the government to provide aid to organisations offering food assistance to those struggling this Christmas.

# unite - Friday 29 November, 2013

From Business ETC No resolution in sight as ESB workers serve strike notice Power

No resolution in sight as ESB workers serve strike notice

There has been no third-party intervention mooted at this stage of the dispute.

# unite - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday ESB

ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday

The largest ESB union said it is now up to management to honour their agreement with workers on the company’s pension scheme.

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest' ESB

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'

Businesses and households are facing the possibility of power cuts next month if the ESB workers proceed with strike action on 16 December.

# unite - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From Business ETC Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford Essentra Packaging

Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford

The company are to initiate a 30-day ‘consultation period’ on the future of their plant in the city.

# unite - Saturday 12 October, 2013

SIPTU boss "reluctant to predict numbers" ahead of pre-Budget march

The demo, calling for “an end to austerity and an end to cuts” takes place from 1pm this afternoon on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

# unite - Monday 7 October, 2013

Unions to mount “intensive political campaign” against emergency financial law

One union leader says he’ll be seeking a meeting with the Taoiseach to talk about repealing the FEMPI measures, which affect workers who rejected Haddington Road.

# unite - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks EBS

Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks

Management has agreed to set a date for the payment of outstanding sums.

# unite - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From Business ETC Strike threat looms for EBS Strike

Strike threat looms for EBS

The Unite trade union has said that a strike notice will be served as early as next week if a resolution is not reached in talks.

# unite - Friday 12 July, 2013

Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road

The union represents workers in the Civil Service, An Post, FÁS and other organisations.

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