Monthly Archives: December 2014

Unite to build People Power campaign to defend bus and rail services

December 10: Threat to local bus runs is an attack on older people, disabled, families and working poor  Union commits to work with local communities and voluntary groups Following a meeting with senior shop stewards across both bus and rail … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes resolution of long-running Waterford Crystal pensions case

Positive outcome illustrates value of collective action, union to recommend acceptance Families of deceased workers will also benefit December 9th: Trade union Unite today welcomed the Cabinet decision to approve a settlement of the long-running Waterford Crystal pensions dispute mediated … Continue reading

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Unite Archaeology Branch calls for commitments on future funding of National Museum

Vital cultural resource must be protected from cuts December 8th: Unite’s Archaeology Branch – which represents archaeologists working on projects throughout the country – has called on the Government to give commitments regarding future funding of the National Museum of … Continue reading

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Unite to defend Northern Ireland’s bus and rail services

Threat to local bus services will have huge impact on older people, disabled, families and working poor in regional towns December 5th: Davy McMurray, lead Regional Officer for public transport in Unite expressed Unite’s total opposition to proposals  which would see … Continue reading

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Unite calls for new ‘Cost of Disability’ payment, highlights need to facilitate employment of those with disabilities

December 3rd: Unite today called for a new Cost of Disability payment tailored to individual needs and designed to cover the extra costs incurred by virtue of have a disability. In a Unite Comment published today, the union also called … Continue reading

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