Archive News June 2012
This week, over 1,000 trade unionists representing 50 million workers in manufacturing and mining founded a new global union federation: IndustriALL [http://www.industriall-union.org... more
UNI ready to help build strong labour relations in a new Myanmar
The worker, employed at Dunnes Stores for nine years, was issued with a verbal warning in 2011 over a number of till discrepancies. She appealed the issue to a Rights... more
New Look, breached the Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Drapery, Footwear and Allied Trades registered employment agreement (REA) for not providing sick pay entitlement to its employee beyond two days absence... more
Earlier this year B&Q Ireland proposed several changes to terms and conditions of employees, including the withdrawal of summer & winter bonuses and the removal of a zone allowance for... more
A new 18-month stabilisation deal has been agreed between retailer Heatons and the Mandate trade union.
The retailer employs around 1,000 people in Ireland, the majority of which are... more
An hours-based system for part-time jobseeker's payments would be much fairer and more equitable, according to a new report by the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and... more
All Tesco Locations in Dublin North have been advised of the date of the in store ballot on Pay Proposals. Please check your notice board or with your Local Representative.... more
We urge you to support 420 struggling workers in Turkey who have been staging a picket line in front of Li & Fung for three months.
These workers... more
2011 was a difficult and often dangerous year for workers throughout the world, with those who dared stand... more
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