Monthly Archives: November 2018

Protest at Department for Communities, Belfast tomorrow as part of Unite’s national day of action against Universal Credit

Campaigners to gather outside Department for Communities building on Bedford Street, Belfast Albert Hewitt explained why his union’s community members will be protesting against Universal Credit outside the Department for Communities buildings in Belfast tomorrow at 2pm: “While Universal Credit has … Continue reading

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Unite in the community to hold ‘die-in’ protest at Capita assessment clinic in Belfast tomorrow to highlight deaths from Universal Credit

Unite community members will be holding a ‘die-in’ at the Capita assessment clinic on Linenhall Street in Belfast from 9am to 9.30am tomorrow [Friday, 30th November] as the first of two protests this weekend against Universal Credit. The protests coincide … Continue reading

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Workforce to mobilise behind unions’ campaign demanding Belfast gets its fair share of Royal Navy supply contracts

Unions call on DUP to challenge Theresa May’s government over failure to guarantee one billion fleet solid support contracts goes to UK shipyards, including Belfast Workers and their families will be visiting constituency offices of parliamentary representatives to raise demand … Continue reading

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Equality Commission NI to join with Unite the union in launching Mental Health Workplace Charter sign-up drive

Fully-booked all-day conference to be held at La Mon Hotel & Country Club 160 representatives of the business world will join with Unite shop stewards for a conference at the La Mon Hotel on the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland’s … Continue reading

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Perinatal mental health research study highlights need for investment in health visitors and midwifes

Pioneering research conducted by a partnership including NSPCC, Royal College of Midwifery and Unite the union’s CPHVA Report highlights need for continuity of care, face-to-face time and need for mother and baby unit in Northern Ireland November 26th: Chair of … Continue reading

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