Monthly Archives: December 2015

Education Minister must reconsider decision to dissolve Youth Council of NI

Youth Council has a pivotal role to play in supporting quality of youth service provision Decision runs contrary to recommendation of Assembly Education Committee which considered responses to a public consultation on the proposal December 10th: Unite Regional Officer with … Continue reading

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Workforce ballot of 88% voting to reject inadequate Bombardier pay offer

Unite will seek urgent discussions with employers with the aim of making progress December 10th: Responding to the news that his union’s membership in Bombardier has voted to reject a management proposal to cut terms and conditions, Unite Regional Coordinating … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes Living Wage focus of Oireachtas low pay report

Union calls on all parties to endorse target of halving in-work poverty during term of next Government In an initial response to the Oireachtas Report on Low Pay, Decent Work and a Living Wage published today (Wednesday December 9th), trade … Continue reading

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Central Bank bonuses: Over 90 per cent of Unite members vote no confidence in senior management

Union looks to new Governor to address staff concerns December 3rd: Unite today announced that a vote of no confidence in members of senior management received a 92 per cent endorsement in a ballot of Unite members. The ballot followed … Continue reading

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Government urged to fast-track new Transport Support Scheme for people with disabilities

Over two years since Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant axed December 3rd:  Unite today called on the Government to fast-track the promised new Transport Support Scheme for people with disabilities. The new scheme has been promised to replace the … Continue reading

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