Supporting the Debenhams workers

TULF are actively supporting the Debenhams workers in their struggle for justice. What has happened the Debenhams workers is atrocious. Some workers have given decades of service to the company and then when it suits the company just abandons them. But what is inspirational is the fact the workers are trying to change legislation to protect all other workers from this terrible predicament.” On Wednesday 22nd July the workers and their supporters marched to the convention centre Dublin where the Dáil was debating a motion in support of their plight. Picture of some of the workers before they set off […]

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Unite Update

Dear Member, On Monday 20 July our members in Premier Periclase had been set take strike action in a dispute arising from the company’s proposal to lay off our members or put them on reduced hours, while transferring work to non-union labour and retaining contractors on site. Earlier this week talks were held at the Workplace Relations Commission, and Regional Officer Willie Quigley spoke to LMFM’s Michael Reade on Wednesday to give an update.  Click here to listen to the interview.  A proposal from the WRC was subsequently received, on foot of which our members voted to defer strike action and participate […]

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Give bar workers a fighting chance for the future

Give bar workers a fighting chance for the future Thursday 16 July 2020 The bar workers union, Mandate, has today (Thursday, 16th July) called on the Government to give bar workers and bar owners a fighting chance for survival by supporting them in the proposals to be announced in the “July Stimulus Package”. Referring to Mandate’s Submission to the Dail Covid Committee Concerning the Hospitality Sector, John Douglas, Mandate General Secretary said: “Bar workers want to return to work when it is safe to do so for them and their customers. The bars which remain closed have been so since St. Patrick’s […]

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