Monthly Archives: February 2021

Hungry Bellies: New report debunks myth of falling economic inequality

Unite warns against ‘using wrong tools to ask wrong questions to come up with wrong answers’ In a new report, Hungry Bellies are not Equal to Full Bellies, published today (Thursday), Unite presents evidence to counter claims that inequality in Ireland … Continue reading

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Workers welcome successful conclusion of industrial dispute Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Management commits to address all workforce concerns in comprehensive agreement to end dispute Any council worker who loses out in the management-trade union led job evaluation process will receive between £500 and £7,500 in compensation Trade unions representing workers at … Continue reading

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Self-isolating workers at Nu-track must receive full pay when they are off work

Outbreak at Ballymena bus factory results in ten positive cases and three-day shutdown George Brash, Unite Regional Officer challenged Nu-Track management to take immediate measures to properly address an outbreak at the Ballymena bus manufacturer. “Unite has consistently raised concerns … Continue reading

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As driving test backlog mounts, RSA cancels tests because “it’s too cold”

Essential workers frozen out of essential driving tests February 15th: Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today slammed the Road Safety Authority’s decision to cancel driving tests for essential workers due to recent cold weather.  Commenting, Unite Regional Officer Jean … Continue reading

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Building Momentum: Unite members vote to accept proposals

Unite will be working to ensure agreement delivers for members Union reiterates demand for repeal of FEMPI February 12th: Unite today (Friday) announced that members working in the public sector have voted to accept the proposed public sector agreement, Building … Continue reading

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