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Unite in health suspends action and will ballot members on Department of Health pay offer

Jan 16 2020, 14:57    UNITE

Regional Industrial Sector Committee votes to suspend plans for escalated industrial action Union will recommend acceptance of offer which promises pay parity and further uplift in 2020 Unite Regional Officer for Health Kevin McAdam confirmed his union would be joining … Continue reading →


  • Unite construction members recoup almost €500,000 from rogue employers in 2019    UNITE Unite construction members recoup almost €500,000 from rogue employers in 2019 January 14th: Unite’s construction branch, which represents workers throughout Ireland’s booming building industry, today (Tuesday) revealed that the union secured €487,000 for members during …
  • Ivory Champagne Café Bar closure leaves 27 staff jobless    UNITE Public statement by owners claiming that company is seeking to relocate flies against information workers received Closure reinforces need for hospitality workers to join a union to be protected Unite Hospitality activist Neil Moore spoke out against the high-handed approach … Continue …
  • Ivory Champagne Café Bar closure leaves 27 staff jobless with no redundancy pay    UNITE Public statement by owners claiming that company is seeking to relocate flies against advice provided to workforce Closure reinforces need for hospitality workers to join a union tobe protected Unite Hospitality activist Neil Moore spoke out against the high-handed approach … Continue reading …
  • Hospitality workers call time on exploitation at work over holiday period    UNITE Workers’ mental health at risk from being asked to work long shifts over Christmas, expected not to take breaks Sexual harassment from management, colleagues or customers remains a prevalent risk Unite Hospitality activist Neil Moore spoke out for his union’s … Continue reading …
  • All we want for Christmas – is the tips we earn    UNITE Proposed tips legislation small but necessary step in the right direction Comments come as workers hold ‘Grinch’ protest outside Ivy December 17th: Unite, which organises workers in the hospitality sector, today (Tuesday) said the announcement by Employment Affairs Minister Regina …
  • Virgin Media: Unions to decide on action following talks with company    UNITE December 17th: Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media along with Siptu, today (Tuesday) said that unions will await the outcome of talks with the company before deciding on the form of any industrial action. The announcement follows an invitation … Continue reading →
  • All parties should follow through on their election promises to include restoration of NHS pay parity in Northern Ireland talks process    UNITE A cross-party commitment to a payment necessary to avert planned strike action by local NHS workers this Wednesday Welcoming the commencement of fresh inter-party talks on the restoration of a functioning Northern Ireland Executive, Kevin McAdam Unite Lead officer for … Continue reading …
  • Union members in Virgin Media Ireland set for industrial action    UNITE December 9th: Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media along with Siptu, today (Monday) announced that union members have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action. The move follows attempts by the company to impose compulsory redundancies. In addition, the company … Continue …