Monthly Archives: January 2021

Latest Covid mortality for hospitality workers confirm the failure of policies which have allowed unscrupulous employers to cut corners on infection control

Government must compel employers to provide full sick pay for workers forced to self-isolate in order to safeguard public health and the NHS Unite is seeking legislation for roving trade union health and safety reps to ensure that workers in … Continue reading

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Health Minister payment will have no bearing on any pay deal for Agenda for Change

Joint statement issued by the Health Trade Union Side in Northern Ireland: “The Regional Health Trade Unions acknowledge the Health Minister’s wish to recognise the fantastic role staff played and continue to play across the health family. They have been … Continue reading

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RSA systems issues must be resolved before rolling out online driver theory testing

Recent system breakdown allowed learners to book tests before completing lessons Unite calls for positive engagement with instructors to improve driver testing system Trade union Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today (Tuesday) said that an IT malfunction on … Continue reading

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Vital that the Stormont Executive prioritises public transport workers for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Unite the union deputy Regional Secretary Davy Thompson urged action by the Northern Ireland Executive to prioritise frontline workers in public transport for the rollout of vaccination against Covid-19. “Unite represents the overwhelming majority of bus and rail workers in … Continue reading

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Public sector agreement: Unite representatives issue no recommendation prior to balloting

Online meeting also hears demands for FEMPI to be scrapped January 20th: Unite public sector representatives met online last night to discuss the proposed public sector agreement, Building Momentum.  The meeting decided not to issue a recommendation prior to putting the … Continue reading

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