Monthly Archives: May 2017

Unite commemorates legacy of LGBT activist, Mark Ashton, by launching a bursary for young people’s solidarity projects

Unite the union will launch its Mark Ashton bursary this evening [7pm, Thursday May 18th] as part of LGBT awareness week. The bursary worth up to £300 will be available is aimed at young people developing projects which shows solidarity … Continue reading

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English Language Teaching: draft legislation leaves teachers behind

Unite slams absence of labour standards from proposed legislation Union unsuccessfully sought meeting with Education Minister Bruton May 18th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, said today that the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Amendment) Bill published this week ‘leaves teachers … Continue reading

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Department of Infrastructure must reject cherry-picking by private sector bus operators

Application by Hannon Coach targets most lucrative bus route in Northern Ireland License application from private sector will undermine cross-subsidisation model May 17th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of Infrastructure to reject an … Continue reading

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Unite to host Warrenpoint Election Hustings

Political debate set for Warrenpoint Town Hall on Thursday [18th May] from 7.30-9.30 May 15th: Speaking ahead of the hustings event, Unite Newry Industrial branch Vice-Chair Ronan Turley invited the public to attend and get the answers to the questions … Continue reading

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Bus Eireann: Unite members vote to accept Labour Court recommendation

Union calls on Government to announce timeline for promised stakeholder forum Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Eireann, announced today that its members have voted to accept the recommendation issued by the Labour Court last month. Pointing out that … Continue reading

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