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Kevin Callinan: he  said the trade union movement should “lead advocacy efforts for expanded access to remote, blended and hybrid working post-pandemic, alongside greater remote working protections”.  Photograph:  Laura Hutton

The trade union movement should campaign for the introduction of a four-day working week, according to the incoming president of the Irish Congress of(...)

In its statement of February 1st, the council said trade unions had ‘raised serious concerns around the safety of staff’. File photograph: PA

A senior trade union official has said questions remain to be answered about the decision-making process which led to the withdrawal of staff conducti(...)

There have been a further 17 deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, according to the North’s Public Health Agency. File photograph: Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP via Getty Images

There have been a further 17 deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, according to the North’s Public Health Agency. The news comes as the British (...)

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Three-quarters of workers experiencing sexual harassment at work do not report the incident to their employer, according to a new survey from the Iris(...)

Three-quarters of workers experiencing sexual harassment at work do not report the incident to their employer, according to a new survey from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions in Northern Ireland.  Photograph: Stock/Luis Alvarez/Getty Images

Three-quarters of workers experiencing sexual harassment at work do not report the incident to their employer, according to a new survey from the Iris(...)

Patricia King, general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Trade unions have said the Brexit proposals tabled by the UK government have enormous implications for workers and that the authorities in Ireland mus(...)

A worker watches on as security staff close the gates at the Wrightbus plant in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A potential deal that could have saved over a 1,000 jobs at the Ballymena bus firm, Wrights Group, was scuppered because of the factory’s “leasing arr(...)

Harland & Wolff workers and supporters during a rally to save the Belfast shipyard on the eve of new British prime minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

“The Titanic sank,” said GMB union official Denise Walker. “Is Harland & Wolff going to sink?” she asked the hundred or so shipyard workers and t(...)

Ictu president Sheila Nunan said lowering tax rates had superficial appeal for workers but was a deliberate sleight of hand. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Ireland’s trade unions are to press for European Union-wide legislation in a bid to overcome Irish laws that allow employers not to recognise unions i(...)

 Jeremy Hunt talking  with Chelsea Pensioners during a tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. Photograph:  Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has called for a “technology-led solution” to keep the Border open after Brexit, promising that he will (...)

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