On the 20th of July 2022 the Dunnes National committee launched your claim with Dunnes for fair improvements to pay, benefits and treatment for 2022. This claim is based on your feedback from the national survey. 
 
If we are to achieve this pay claim – which would dramatically improve conditions of employment and living standards for all staff – we need all Dunnes workers to join Mandate Trade Union and sign our petition.

Full details of your claim outlined below. 
1. Fair Pay & Annual Leave
Create one equal pay scale for all workers with access to top point after 10 years’ service.

 Service
Rate of pay
Annual Leave
Year 1
€13.30ph
21 Days
Year 2
€14.00ph
22 Days
Year 3
€14.75ph
23 Days
Year 4
 €15.50ph
24 Days
Year 5
€16.25ph
25 Days 
Year 6
€17.75ph
25 Days 
Year 10
 €19.75ph
25 Days 

·      Minimum unsocial hours rate (10pm-8am) of Time +1/2
·      Minimum public holiday premium rate of double time (plus statutory entitlement)
·      After 25 years’ service workers continue to receive an extra week of annual leave bringing their total to 30 days.
2. Privilege card
Remove monthly limit on staff discount card.

3. Sick pay
8 weeks paid sick leave and all staff to have access to sick pay after their 6 month probation.

4. Full Time Jobs & Allocation of Hours
The opportunity to obtain full time jobs. Additional hours should be offered to existing staff before hiring new workers.

5. Fair Scheduling for a better work/life balance
All workers to receive a four week roster. One weekend off in every four. More flexibility from Management with day off requests. A workplace with safe and adequate staffing levels.

6.Maternity/Paternity/Parental/Parent’s Leave
Full pay when on Maternity and Paternity Leave. More flexibility taking Parental/Parent’s Leave to enable workers to take it as separate days or weeks.

7. Right to Representation
Dunnes Stores management must recognise and respect their workers’ right to individual and collective representation by their Trade Union.

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