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# communications workers union

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Amid CWU concerns, Amazon says unions are not 'the best answer' for its new Irish workers
A report by
Tadgh McNally
Amazon had opened its first Irish ‘fulfilment centre’ this week.
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# Workplace Relations
Irish trade unions voice concern over Amazon worker surveillance and alleged union-busting
“Our employees have the choice of whether or not to join a union,” an Amazon spokesperson said.
# retail and services
The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices
A union representing An Post workers made the claims in a letter to ex-minister Denis Naughten.
# Contingency Plan
999 workers vote in favour of industrial action in row over pay and 'length of toilet breaks'
The company charged with running 999 call centres, Conduit Global, says it has improved working conditions for staff.
# Dublin
Company denies making 999 operators ask permission before using toilet
The union representing emergency call staff had said they were told to take no longer than seven minutes for toilet breaks.
# phonewatch
Staff at burglar alarm company vote for industrial action
Staff at Phonewatch voted overwhelmingly in support of the action over a pay dispute with the company.
# Emigration
Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights
A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.