From The Journal a piece on a legal bid by Dublin postal drivers to prevent an attempt to deunionise them.
The drivers are being asked to resign from the IWU in order to allow it to merge with Unite.
Postal Drivers Are to seek an injunction in order to prevent their expulsion from the Independent Workers’ Union (IWU).
The Independent Workers’ Union was in talks to merge with Unite, one of the largest trade unions in the country. But Dublin postal drivers who are members of the IWU have claimed that Unite announced the presence of the An Post drivers was “a barrier to any further progress to those [merger] negotiations”.
Unite said that this was because they had no authority to represent these workers and their rights, adding that it cannot “even put forward and argument” for why they should represent postal drivers.
Continue Reading @ The Journal.