# unite - Today’s News
It’s Q&A time, baby.
# unite - Sunday 27 July, 2014
Unite trade union said today the dispute will go to the Labour Relations Commission – and hopefully be resolved.
# unite - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
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
Unite described the wages of workers in hospitality, administrative support and retail sectors as ‘poverty pay’.
# unite - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
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
SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.
# unite - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
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
And will face penalties if they don’t take up their places.
# unite - Thursday 6 March, 2014
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
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.
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
There has been no third-party intervention mooted at this stage of the dispute.
# unite - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
The largest ESB union said it is now up to management to honour their agreement with workers on the company’s pension scheme.
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
The company are to initiate a 30-day ‘consultation period’ on the future of their plant in the city.
# unite - Saturday 12 October, 2013
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
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
Management has agreed to set a date for the payment of outstanding sums.
# unite - Thursday 12 September, 2013
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
The union represents workers in the Civil Service, An Post, FÁS and other organisations.
# unite - Friday 28 June, 2013
The Association of Higher and Civil Public Servants has voted 64 to 36 per cent to back the agreement.
# unite - Saturday 15 June, 2013
# unite - Friday 31 May, 2013
The union says the new proposals don’t address its concerns about the broader economic effect of public pay cuts.
# unite - Monday 13 May, 2013
UNITE says trying to cut the public pay bill will shrink the economy – so the proposed savings should be invested instead.
# unite - Thursday 9 May, 2013
Government has been called on to outline the impact that today’s Supreme Court decision will have on both employees and employers.
# unite - Monday 22 April, 2013
Officials from SIPTU, UNITE and the Women’s Committee of the ICTU presented a statement to Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier this morning which called for immediate legislation on the issue.
# unite - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
SIPTU, the INMO, the IMO and Unite have all rejected the pay deal today.
# unite - Monday 15 April, 2013
Earlier, two unions representing builders and plasterers both said that the deal would offer job security for members and voted in favour of it.
# unite - Friday 5 April, 2013
The highest number of calls were taken by Revenue’s Helpline yesterday.
# unite - Monday 18 March, 2013
Regional Secratary of UNITE hit out at the government, accusing it of “subverting the democratic process”.
# unite - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Both the IBOA and Unite have said that the proposed banking cuts of up to 10 per cent are unfair, while PTSB have said that they aim to implement them in “as fair and equitable a manner as possible”.
# unite - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
The union, which withdrew from the talks the night before the LRC proposals were released, advocates a No vote.
# unite - Saturday 2 March, 2013
The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?
# unite - Thursday 28 February, 2013
There is growing opposition to the proposed deal on cuts and reforms to public sector pay and conditions but the support of Impact and Siptu will be crucial for the government.
# unite - Friday 15 February, 2013
The trade union says it can’t consider cutting members’ pay unless it knows what effect the cuts will have on the economy.
# unite - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.
# unite - Sunday 20 January, 2013
“We also need to stay out of people’s bedrooms. The party that is for small government shouldn’t be over-reaching into people’s private lives.”
# unite - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
The Government and trade unions are to sit down for discussions today, with cuts expected to be tabled.
# unite - Thursday 15 November, 2012
11 members of staff, including nine members of the UNITE union were given notice of dismissal today.
# unite - Tuesday 30 October, 2012
Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.
A two-hour work stoppage is scheduled to take place on Monday 19 November.