Builders JJ Rhatigan & Co have begun legal proceedings against the Unite trade union arising out of a dispute with blocklayers who worked on const(...)

Jimmy Kelly, (centre) the regional secretary of the Unite union with Liam Gallagher (left), chairperson of the Irish executgive and Walter Cullen, co ordinating officer. The union has rejected the Haddington Road agreement. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Public sector workers of the Unite trade union have voted to reject the Government’s revised pay deal.Almost three-quarters of members - 72.6 per cent(...)