Monthly Archives: December 2017

Clarification: National Housing & Homeless Coalition

  Unite has received a number of inquiries regarding the National Housing & Homeless Coalition. We wish to clarity that Unite is not affiliated to, or in any way involved, with this campaign and has not been for a very … Continue reading

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US Trade Commission urged to set aside ‘job crushing’ Bombardier tariffs

December 20th: Britain and Ireland’s largest union, Unite called on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to set aside today’s (Wednesday 20 December) final determination by US Commerce Department to recommend ‘job crushing’ tariffs of almost 300 per cent on … Continue reading

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Metro Bus drivers urge pedestrians to think road safety this Christmas

December 20th: Chair of Unite’s membership among Metro Bus drivers, Michael Dornan, called on the public to consider their safety on the streets and pedestrian crossings in Belfast over the Christmas period: “The days immediately after the schools close for … Continue reading

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Unite takes fight for Bombardier jobs directly to US Capitol Hill

  Unite will highlight that 22,000 US jobs are involved in C Series production, tariffs will only damage all workers December 14th: A delegation from Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union, Unite will take the fight for Northern Ireland Bombardier … Continue reading

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‘Grinch’ Capita Plc’s refusal to pay Labour Court recommendation highlights need to review public procurement rules

Unite members hand in letter to Paschal Donohoe Union says case points up deficiencies in collective bargaining provision Unite members today (Thursday 14 December) handed in a letter to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe highlighting Capita Plc’s ongoing refusal to pay … Continue reading

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