Monthly Archives: January 2016

Rally For A Future campaign for investment and jobs in Ballymena gaining momentum

Ireland Secretary encourages workers to join Rally For A Future in Ballymena at noon on Saturday, February 6th Invest NI must focus its resources on actively seeking to attract foreign-direct investment in Manufacturing January 31st: Jimmy Kelly, Ireland Secretary of … Continue reading

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Bogus self-employment: Unite says workers and taxpayers effectively subsidising unscrupulous employers

Union says Government consultation must be followed by action January 31st: Unite today welcomed the Government’s consultation on bogus self-employment and expressed the hope that the consultation process will be followed by concrete action.  The consultation follows a high-profile strike … Continue reading

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Bank bailout repayments should be used to fund Emergency Housing Investment Programme

Proposal included in Unite’s ‘economic manifesto’ published ahead of General Election January 31st: Trade union Unite has suggested that the anticipated €4 billion in bank bailout repayments due this year should be used to fund an Emergency Housing Investment Programme.  … Continue reading

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Unite releases ‘Economic Manifesto’ ahead of General Election

Union identifies investment and wage-led growth among priorities for next Government A ‘Democratic Recovery’ must ensure fruits of upturn are shared equally Proposals include Emergency Housing Investment Programme funded from bank bailout repayments January 28th: Trade union Unite today issued … Continue reading

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Unite Regional Chair says Lurgan rioting divisive, futile and must stop

Working people must redouble our efforts and focus on what unites us Progressive change requires political engagement says Gallagher January 26th: Speaking after this week’s meeting of Unite’s Irish Executive Committee, the union’s Regional Chairperson, Liam Gallagher, expressed disappointment at … Continue reading

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