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# unite - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 1st 2014, 2:01 PM 13,565 Views 124 Comments

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
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

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

Jun 4th 2014, 7:08 PM 8,238 Views 28 Comments

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
# Unions
# Unions

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

May 14th 2014, 8:22 AM 6,836 Views 16 Comments

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
# Incentive
# Incentive

1,500 jobseekers are being put on compulsory JobBridge

May 8th 2014, 6:27 PM 37,242 Views 245 Comments

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
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession

Mar 6th 2014, 8:12 AM 7,551 Views 91 Comments

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
# Sale Of State Assets
# Sale Of State Assets

Concern about Bord Gais employee conditions after 'surprise' sale of company

Dec 15th 2013, 3:14 PM 12,808 Views 29 Comments

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'
# Food Poverty
# Food Poverty

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

Dec 15th 2013, 12:47 PM 35,165 Views 188 Comments

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

No resolution in sight as ESB workers serve strike notice
# Power
# Power

No resolution in sight as ESB workers serve strike notice

Nov 29th 2013, 7:22 AM 7,974 Views 86 Comments

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

ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday

Nov 26th 2013, 11:07 PM 12,810 Views 94 Comments

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
# ESB

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

Nov 26th 2013, 3:03 PM 4,693 Views 71 Comments

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

Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford
# Essentra Packaging
# Essentra Packaging

Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford

Nov 7th 2013, 9:58 PM 9,422 Views 19 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Oct 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,478 Views 30 Comments

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
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law

Oct 7th 2013, 1:08 PM 6,205 Views 19 Comments

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
# EBS

Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks

Sep 17th 2013, 2:17 PM 3,015 Views 20 Comments

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

# unite - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Strike threat looms for EBS
# Strike
# Strike

Strike threat looms for EBS

Sep 12th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,202 Views 23 Comments

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
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road

Jul 12th 2013, 9:17 PM 6,330 Views 24 Comments

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
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Another union votes in favour of Haddington Road deal

Jun 28th 2013, 3:30 PM 5,974 Views 24 Comments

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

# unite - Saturday 15 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 15th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,206 Views 6 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# unite - Friday 31 May, 2013

UNITE tells members they should vote against Haddington Road deal
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

UNITE tells members they should vote against Haddington Road deal

May 31st 2013, 4:45 PM 4,068 Views 50 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

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

May 13th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,756 Views 27 Comments

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
# Unconstitutional
# Unconstitutional

Clarity sought after 'Registered Employment Agreements' deemed unconstitutional

May 9th 2013, 6:14 PM 8,855 Views 20 Comments

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'
# Abortion Legislation
# Abortion Legislation

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 3:23 PM 5,436 Views 165 Comments

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
# Pay Agreement
# Pay Agreement

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

Apr 16th 2013, 6:05 PM 50,067 Views 340 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Seven unions have now rejected Croke Park II proposals

Apr 15th 2013, 5:15 PM 15,922 Views 118 Comments

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
# LPT

Almost 60,000 property tax returns made

Apr 5th 2013, 6:37 PM 11,574 Views 112 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Union tells government to 'stay the hell away' from voting process

Mar 18th 2013, 12:15 PM 12,779 Views 64 Comments

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

# unite - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Unions reject further bank cuts that 'rub salt in the wounds' of workers
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

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

Mar 13th 2013, 7:33 AM 5,977 Views 27 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

UNITE union recommends that members reject 'Croke Park 2' deal

Mar 5th 2013, 2:35 PM 5,863 Views 30 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:15 AM 7,830 Views 46 Comments

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
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

Feb 28th 2013, 7:50 AM 6,274 Views 64 Comments

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
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

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

Feb 15th 2013, 4:34 PM 4,229 Views 30 Comments

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
# Cuts
# Cuts

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Jan 29th 2013, 8:52 PM 9,094 Views 29 Comments

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
# Said And Done

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

Jan 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 7,634 Views 2 Comments

“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
# Cuts
# Cuts

UNITE vows to oppose public sector cuts at talks today

Jan 15th 2013, 7:32 AM 4,304 Views 57 Comments

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

# unite - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Workers to pursue action at Institute of Chartered Accountants over dismissals
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Workers to pursue action at Institute of Chartered Accountants over dismissals

Nov 15th 2012, 6:46 PM 8,192 Views 18 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins

Oct 30th 2012, 8:01 PM 13,658 Views 7 Comments

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

Unions serve Aer Lingus notice of industrial action
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Unions serve Aer Lingus notice of industrial action

Oct 30th 2012, 6:43 PM 5,707 Views 27 Comments

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

# unite - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Column: Irish labour costs making us uncompetitive? Hardly.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish labour costs making us uncompetitive? Hardly.

Oct 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 227 Views 52 Comments

We’re told that wages need to be cut for Ireland to compete internationally – but the figures don’t bear this out, writes Jimmy Kelly of Unite.

# unite - Thursday 13 September, 2012

760 jobs lost in major jobs blow for Northern Ireland
# Bad News
# Bad News

760 jobs lost in major jobs blow for Northern Ireland

Sep 13th 2012, 1:38 PM 6,706 Views 18 Comments

FG Wilson blamed the slowdown in global demand for its products for the large number of job losses.

# unite - Thursday 30 August, 2012

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt
# Greencore
# Greencore

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt

Aug 30th 2012, 8:15 PM 8,768 Views 24 Comments

Workers are calling for previous pay and conditions to be reinstated.