Monthly Archives: June 2021

Remembering comrade Alan Teague…

by Greg Sachno (Unite Education NI) The recent passing of Unite representative Alan Teague at the premature age of 41 has come as a blow to his family and allthose who knew him in Unite and the wider trade union movement. Alan worked for NI Electricity Networks and was a long-standing rep. I first … Continue reading

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RSA must come clean on IT glitches as records disappear

Unite urges learners to check portal to ensure lessons still recorded Driving Instructors warn system could be vulnerable to hacking Trade union Unite, which represents Approved Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, today (Wednesday) called on the Road Safety Authority to engage … Continue reading

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Disgraceful Assembly debate on licensing hours extension confirms Stormont Executive does not prioritise needs of hospitality workers

Amendments to include protections for bar and hospitality workers are ruled out of order by Assembly chair Commenting on today’s Assembly debate on the Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill, Neil Moore, Hospitality Organiser for Unite the Union said:  … Continue reading

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Motor Mechanics: Unite describes SIMI pay proposals as paltry

First pay rise in 13 years would do nothing to shrink gap with other trades Only collectively negotiated agreements will secure future of the sector Trade union Unite, which is organising motor mechanics throughout Ireland today (Sunday) said that proposals by … Continue reading

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Sectoral Employment Orders: Unite welcomes Supreme Court decision upholding constitutionality of SEOs

June 18th: In an initial response to the Supreme Court decision issued today (Friday), Unite welcomed the ruling that Sectoral Employment Orders are constitutional.  The union said that this provides a firm foundation to develop existing SEOs and establish additional ones … Continue reading

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