Monthly Archives: January 2016

Camden Glass, part of Camden Group, to close Benburb plant at cost of 65 jobs

Management must compensate workers who now redundancy for their long-service and commitment Union questions whether any Invest NI grant-aid contributed to decision to cut jobs January 21st: Unite Regional Officer Joanne McWilliams, responsible for Unite’s membership at Camden Glass, a … Continue reading

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Liam Neeson endorses ‘Rally For A Future’ campaign demanding jobs action for Ballymena

Actor pledges his support for jobs campaign launched by Unite the union Neeson backs calls for urgent action and urges workers to unite behind campaign January 21st: Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional Secretary, welcomed the endorsement by the Ballymena-born, award-winning actor: … Continue reading

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Unite condemns criminalisation of women facing crisis pregnancies

Union says extension of 1967 Abortion Act to NI, repeal of 8th Amendment in ROI, crucial to protecting women’s health January 14th: Trade union Unite has today condemned the arrest and prosecution of women in Northern Ireland charged with procuring … Continue reading

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Enterprise trains refurbishment six weeks delayed and counting

Mounting costs from Translink mismanagement of Belfast to Dublin rail service threatening wider budget for public transport January 11th Unite Regional Officer, Davy McMurray, has challenged the failure of Translink management which has seen a six-week delay so far in the … Continue reading

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Trade Unions shocked and disappointed by Simon Hamilton’s imposition of pay settlement on health service staff

Healthcare unions warn industrial action is a distinct and likely response Healthcare workers in Northern Ireland will not accept being the lowest paid in the UK January 8th: The trade union forum lead by Unite, RCN, Unison and NIPSA, representing … Continue reading

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