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# 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

From Business ETC Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund Solidarity

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

From Business ETC 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

From Business ETC 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

From Business ETC Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road Public Pay

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.

# unite - Friday 28 June, 2013

Another union votes in favour of Haddington Road deal

The Association of Higher and Civil Public Servants has voted 64 to 36 per cent to back the agreement.

# unite - Saturday 15 June, 2013

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# unite - Friday 31 May, 2013

UNITE tells members they should vote against Haddington Road deal

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

Croke Park deal should INCREASE spending, not cut it, says union

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

Clarity sought after ‘Registered Employment Agreements’ deemed unconstitutional

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

Unions call for X Case legislation, say delay is ‘absolutely repugnant’

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

Croke Park II rejected as SIPTU, INTO, Unite and INMO vote No

SIPTU, the INMO, the IMO and Unite have all rejected the pay deal today.

# unite - Monday 15 April, 2013

Seven unions have now rejected Croke Park II proposals

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

Almost 60,000 property tax returns made LPT

Almost 60,000 property tax returns made

The highest number of calls were taken by Revenue’s Helpline yesterday.

# unite - Monday 18 March, 2013

Union tells government to ‘stay the hell away’ from voting process

Regional Secratary of UNITE hit out at the government, accusing it of “subverting the democratic process”.

# unite - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From Business ETC Unions reject further bank cuts that ‘rub salt in the wounds’ of workers Pay Cuts

Unions reject further bank cuts that ‘rub salt in the wounds’ of workers

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

UNITE union recommends that members reject ‘Croke Park 2′ deal

The union, which withdrew from the talks the night before the LRC proposals were released, advocates a No vote.

# unite - Saturday 2 March, 2013

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?

# unite - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

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

UNITE demands explanation over economic effect of €1bn pay saving

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

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.

# unite - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Proper title and people’s bedrooms: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Proper title and people’s bedrooms: The week in quotes

“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

UNITE vows to oppose public sector cuts at talks today

The Government and trade unions are to sit down for discussions today, with cuts expected to be tabled.

# unite - Thursday 15 November, 2012

From Business ETC Workers to pursue action at Institute of Chartered Accountants over dismissals Industrial Action

Workers to pursue action at Institute of Chartered Accountants over dismissals

11 members of staff, including nine members of the UNITE union were given notice of dismissal today.

# unite - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Unions serve Aer Lingus notice of industrial action

A two-hour work stoppage is scheduled to take place on Monday 19 November.

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