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# unite - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar

Jun 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,213 Views 7 Comments

Staff and unions for Aer Lingus are unhappy with the plan which will see 55 workers face compulsory redundancy or relocation.

# unite - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Trade unions join forces in calling for No vote on Fiscal Compact
# Referendum
# Referendum

Trade unions join forces in calling for No vote on Fiscal Compact

May 27th 2012, 4:13 PM 2,614 Views 50 Comments

Three of the country’s major trade unions have reiterated their call for a No vote in the upcoming Fiscal Compact referendum.

# unite - Monday 30 April, 2012

And they're off: Campaigning for referendum to get underway
# Referendum
# Referendum

And they're off: Campaigning for referendum to get underway

Apr 30th 2012, 7:19 AM 1,612 Views 39 Comments

The Environment Minister Phil Hogan is expected to sign the referendum order today, kicking off just over a month of campaigning.

# unite - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

ICTU will not advise members on how to vote in fiscal treaty
# Fiscal Treaty
# Fiscal Treaty

ICTU will not advise members on how to vote in fiscal treaty

Apr 25th 2012, 9:07 PM 2,100 Views 53 Comments

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions says there is no support for the treaty in it ranks – but that it fears a No vote could exclude Ireland from the European Stability Mechanism.

ICTU meets today to determine Fiscal Compact stance
# Referendum
# Referendum

ICTU meets today to determine Fiscal Compact stance

Apr 25th 2012, 7:20 AM 1,083 Views 34 Comments

Three major trade unions have called on its members to vote No in the referendum next month.

# unite - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

As three unions say no, ICTU to discuss common policy on Fiscal Compact
# Referendum
# Referendum

As three unions say no, ICTU to discuss common policy on Fiscal Compact

Apr 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 1,289 Views 22 Comments

The Tánaiste has appealed directly to union members suggesting that leaders are not acting in the best interests of members.

# unite - Monday 23 April, 2012

TEEU advises members to vote 'No' on fiscal treaty
# Referendum
# Referendum

TEEU advises members to vote 'No' on fiscal treaty

Apr 23rd 2012, 9:41 PM 3,878 Views 75 Comments

Technical Engineering and Electrical Union has become the third trade union to advise members to vote No in the fiscal compact treaty.

# unite - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Unite urges members not to pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Unite urges members not to pay household charge

Mar 21st 2012, 7:35 AM 3,631 Views 111 Comments

The trade union has dismissed the charge as unfair and called on its members not to pay – all 60,000 of them.

# unite - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Household charge: 286,000 register to pay as union urges boycott
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge: 286,000 register to pay as union urges boycott

Mar 20th 2012, 2:50 PM 7,468 Views 154 Comments

The latest figures show that around 36,000 properties have registered to pay since last Thursday evening but that’s less than fifth of the number eventually expected to pay.

# unite - Thursday 1 March, 2012

GALLERY: Thousands march across European cities against austerity cuts
# Austerity
# Austerity

GALLERY: Thousands march across European cities against austerity cuts

Mar 1st 2012, 8:50 AM 1,293 Views 6 Comments

Marches took place across Spain as well as in Paris, Athens, Lisbon and Brussels, with hundreds at a demo in Dublin.

# unite - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

ESB w0rkers to vote on plan to shed 1,000 jobs by 2015
# ESB
# ESB

ESB w0rkers to vote on plan to shed 1,000 jobs by 2015

Feb 29th 2012, 8:55 AM 1,776 Views 8 Comments

Workers will be asked to consider plans which management says are needed in order to cut payroll costs by €140 million.

# unite - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action
# EBS
# EBS

EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action

Feb 7th 2012, 1:20 PM 2,549 Views 12 Comments

94 per cent of Unite members withdraw their action and to accept a deal brokered at the Labour Relations Commission last week.

# unite - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

EBS workers call off strike over '13th month' payment
# EBS
# EBS

EBS workers call off strike over '13th month' payment

Jan 25th 2012, 7:12 PM 3,628 Views 55 Comments

Staff at the building society were due to walk out tomorrrow, but have agreed to LRC talks with management.

# unite - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment
# 13th Month
# 13th Month

EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment

Jan 11th 2012, 6:44 PM 2,950 Views 91 Comments

Staff will picket EBS branches and the offices of its parent bank AIB, in protest at the withholding of a December payment.

# unite - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Union: We'll picket AIB too if striking EBS workers are not paid
# EBS
# EBS

Union: We'll picket AIB too if striking EBS workers are not paid

Dec 20th 2011, 9:16 PM 3,546 Views 54 Comments

However, Unite said it was hopeful the decision not to make a Christmas payment would be reversed.

EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment
# EBS
# EBS

EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment

Dec 20th 2011, 8:36 AM 2,041 Views 48 Comments

Staff at the State-owned building society say their ‘Scrooge-like’ employer is withholding an annual payment of four weeks’ pay.

# unite - Monday 19 December, 2011

Hundreds of EBS staff to go on strike tomorrow over Christmas payment
# EBS
# EBS

Hundreds of EBS staff to go on strike tomorrow over Christmas payment

Dec 19th 2011, 2:58 PM 4,188 Views 55 Comments

Some staff are picketing tomorrow over the building society’s decision to cancel a traditional ’13-month’ payment.

# unite - Saturday 26 November, 2011

In pictures: unions lead march against austerity in Dublin
# Anti-austerity
# Anti-austerity

In pictures: unions lead march against austerity in Dublin

Nov 26th 2011, 5:47 PM 3,625 Views 40 Comments

Turnout was reported to be less than two-thousand people.

Thousands expected for Dublin protest against austerity
# Anti-austerity
# Anti-austerity

Thousands expected for Dublin protest against austerity

Nov 26th 2011, 10:19 AM 2,742 Views 41 Comments

The trade union-backed rally is to take place in Dublin city centre from noon today.

# unite - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Aviva to close all 26 Irish branches by June next year - report
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva to close all 26 Irish branches by June next year - report

Nov 22nd 2011, 6:50 PM 4,074 Views 16 Comments

Earlier today the company announced its CEO in Ireland is to step down at the end of the year amid widespread restructuring of its Irish operations.

Aviva Ireland CEO Dermot Browne to resign
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva Ireland CEO Dermot Browne to resign

Nov 22nd 2011, 12:40 PM 2,742 Views 2 Comments

Dermot Browne will step down at the end of the year.

# unite - Monday 14 November, 2011

Survey finds bank staff have 'chronic' lack of confidence in management
# Bankers
# Bankers

Survey finds bank staff have 'chronic' lack of confidence in management

Nov 14th 2011, 1:58 PM 541 Views 7 Comments

Less than half of bank employees are happy in their current working environment, according to the survey of Irish banking staff.

# unite - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Aviva workers vote in favour of industrial action
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva workers vote in favour of industrial action

Nov 3rd 2011, 1:00 PM 425 Views 4 Comments

It follows the recent announcement that 950 jobs are to be cut at the insurance company.

# unite - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Irish Life workers vote against industrial action
# Defeated
# Defeated

Irish Life workers vote against industrial action

Nov 2nd 2011, 12:15 PM 538 Views 2 Comments

Members were balloted on possible industrial action following what UNITE said was a lack of information on a possible sell-off.

# unite - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

UNITE to meet Aviva management in Dublin today
# Aviva
# Aviva

UNITE to meet Aviva management in Dublin today

Oct 25th 2011, 9:10 AM 403 Views 2 Comments

Representatives from the union said that they will be letting AVIVA know “the fury and determination of staff” following the recent announcement about job losses.

# unite - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Cork Aviva staff agree to ballot on industrial action
# Aviva
# Aviva

Cork Aviva staff agree to ballot on industrial action

Oct 22nd 2011, 12:41 PM 406 Views 5 Comments

Over 200 staff at the insurer in Cork agree unanimously to vote on industrial action – the third group agreeing to a ballot.

# unite - Friday 21 October, 2011

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action next week
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action next week

Oct 21st 2011, 10:17 AM 359 Views 4 Comments

A ballot on industrial action over job losses at the firm could open as early as next Tuesday.

# unite - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action over job losses
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action over job losses

Oct 19th 2011, 7:14 PM 601 Views 6 Comments

UNITE members vote unanimously to ballot their members for industrial action, following the news that 950 jobs are to be lost.

# unite - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Aviva staff to meet management amid fears for hundreds of jobs
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva staff to meet management amid fears for hundreds of jobs

Oct 18th 2011, 9:57 PM 438 Views 5 Comments

Meetings have been called for 10am tomorrow as speculation grows that the company will announce redundancies.

Hundreds of Irish Life staff to vote on industrial action
# Irish Life
# Irish Life

Hundreds of Irish Life staff to vote on industrial action

Oct 18th 2011, 6:30 PM 400 Views 9 Comments

Employees have agreed to the ballot tonight amid fears over the proposed sell-off of the institution.

# unite - Monday 17 October, 2011

Irish Life staff may pursue industrial action over State sell-off
# Irish Life
# Irish Life

Irish Life staff may pursue industrial action over State sell-off

Oct 17th 2011, 5:46 PM 727 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds of staff will vote tomorrow on whether to take industrial action over the possible breakup and sale of the company.

# unite - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Unions to meet with Aviva over fears for 1,000 jobs
# Aviva
# Aviva

Unions to meet with Aviva over fears for 1,000 jobs

Oct 5th 2011, 9:52 AM 582 Views 0 Comments

Officials and representatives of the UNITE union will managers later today, fearing that 1,000 of its 2,100 staff could be laid off.

# unite - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Aviva managers ‘refuse to deny’ 500 job losses on the way
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva managers ‘refuse to deny’ 500 job losses on the way

Sep 21st 2011, 2:21 PM 1,251 Views 17 Comments

Fears are growing that hundreds of jobs could be cut after unions met with managers at the insurance giant this morning.

# unite - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

UNITE 'stands firm' on ESB industrial action
# ESB
# ESB

UNITE 'stands firm' on ESB industrial action

Sep 20th 2011, 9:31 AM 398 Views 15 Comments

The union said that its members were clear on their intention that if the State disposed of the company they would undertake industrial action.

# unite - Monday 19 September, 2011

Strife at the ESB as unions clash over strike plans
# State Assets
# State Assets

Strife at the ESB as unions clash over strike plans

Sep 19th 2011, 9:27 AM 510 Views 8 Comments

The TEEU has hit out at fellow union Unite, saying it is “not appropriate” to threaten shutdown of Ireland’s electricity supply.

# unite - Thursday 15 September, 2011

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action

Sep 15th 2011, 9:15 AM 543 Views 18 Comments

Jimmy Kelly says workers had already indicated their desire to strike if the government tried to dispose of it.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Sep 15th 2011, 8:34 AM 2,455 Views 11 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: ESB workers to vote on strike action, is Norris preparing for one last tilt at the Áras? And Ireland’s newest blogger – you’ve probably heard of him…

# unite - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off
# ESB
# ESB

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off

Sep 14th 2011, 5:52 PM 551 Views 27 Comments

The decision follows an announcement by the government today that it would sell off a minority stake in the state-owned utility company.

# unite - Friday 2 September, 2011

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks
# Unions
# Unions

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks

Sep 2nd 2011, 11:12 AM 1,313 Views 24 Comments

Brendan Ogle will represent the ESB workers who he said enjoyed “gravy” benefits, buying foreign property and cars.

# unite - Saturday 27 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Aug 27th 2011, 7:29 PM 1,155 Views 0 Comments

In your Saturday Fix: Gardaí probe Tallaght murder; what Gay Mitchell is doing about his clemency appeal letters; a blow for Al Qaeda and a solution for how to spend your Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.