Monthly Archives: June 2015

Twenty-four jobs lost at Initial closes its Springfield Road washroom

Union joins SIPTU in calling on Initial management to support redundant workers Unite confirms all its members seeking to retain their employment retained June 30th: Unite Officer, Blaine Kilgallon, who has lead responsibility for the union’s membership at Initial in … Continue reading

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Unite calls for suspension of lone parent cuts pending full review, consultation with advocacy groups

Union warns low-paid workers will bear brunt of changes Trade union Unite today (Monday June 29th) called on the Government to suspend the introduction of changes to the One Parent Family Payment scheduled to take effect this coming Thursday. The … Continue reading

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Bulmers: Unite members vote for industrial action following breach of redundancy agreement

Union demands that company honour agreement pending LRC engagement June 28th: Trade union Unite today announced that its members at the Bulmers brewery in Clonmel have voted unanimously for industrial action, up to and including strike action, following the company’s … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kelly welcomes signals that NI Executive is unlikely to lower corporation tax

Race-to-the-bottom competition for tax haven status will not deliver Parties need to adopt a proactive approach to growing a productive, balanced economy Ireland Secretary for Unite, Jimmy Kelly, welcomed comments by DFP Minister Arlene Foster signalling that the NI Executive … Continue reading

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DRD Minister must clarify position on roads inspection regime

Unite understands Transport NI management is considering a move to ‘responsive-only’ inspections on non-priority routes  Moves to ration roads inspections and maintenance will radically undermine road safety  June 23rd: Unite’s Regional Industrial Officer with responsibility for employees at the Transport … Continue reading

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