Monthly Archives: November 2015

Minister must support residents threatened by Four Seasons nursing homes closure

  Union welcomes decision by Minister to review plans for closure of twelve statutory nursing homes Private sector failure demonstrates need for expanded role for statutory provision November 24th: Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for Health, Kevin McAdam, expressed his concern … Continue reading

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Unite joins with Translink and Women’s Aid in launching the White Ribbon campaign to end violence to women

Translink staff in Ulsterbus, Metro and NI Rail will wear white ribbons for sixteen days Campaign to be launched at Metro Station, Queen Street, Belfast tomorrow (Wednesday, 25th November) at 11.30am Unite Equality Officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the strength of … Continue reading

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Waterford Crystal pensions – update

November 20th: Unite has been informed that the payment of pensions is now moved from the Department of Finance for processing by the Department of Social Protection. We are assured that everything is now in hand for processing the pension … Continue reading

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Irish Life dispute threatens to escalate as workers ‘swipe out’ in third stoppage

Company must attend Labour Court in respect of all members Continuing influx of union members a sign of growing staff anxiety as company ditches decades of consultation November 19th: Trade union Unite today warned that insurance giant Irish Life is … Continue reading

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Schlumberger confirms it will cut 37 jobs at Newtownabbey plant

Job losses reflects downturn in Oil and Gas sector and weakness of NI manufacturing operating environment Unite will engage with management to mitigate planned jobs losses and secure best possible redundancy for members affected November 19th: Speaking after a meeting … Continue reading

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