Monthly Archives: October 2021

Sainsbury’s must clarify its continued commitment to Northern Ireland retail market after management announces plans to close Craigavon store

109 workers based in Craigavon face threat of joblessness in mouth of Christmas; Sainsbury’s must guarantee alternative employment elsewhere as well as meet redeployment costs Fears that Craigavon site closure may be a weathervane pointing to a wider retail threat … Continue reading

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Statement re: E&I Engineering Ltd

On various dates between 10 November 2020 and 1 May 2021 Unite the Union (“Unite”) made or permitted to be made a series of defamatory allegations about E&I Engineering Limited (“E&I”).  Those allegations were published in letters sent to key customers, … Continue reading

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Unite community welcomes promises of £16 million investment for Albert basin park but calls on people of Newry to continue to mobilise to keep pressure on 

Union confirms rally to proceed on Saturday October 23rd at 3pm at Marcus Square, High Street, Newry  Campaigns call for mass show of strength by public support for action on a green space: to hold ‘politicians feet to the fire’ ensure … Continue reading

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Unite the union 2021 Champions’ Cup is launched at the National Stadium at Windsor Park in Belfast

Expanded format for all-island football initiative announced bringing together football champions, north and south, for a series of three matches The Aviva Stadium is drawn as the fixture for the December 4th Champions’ Cup final October 14th: Speaking after today’s launch … Continue reading

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Budget misses opportunity to tackle exploitation and low pay

October 13th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has said that yesterday’s Budget is “not a Budget for Ireland’s low-paid workers”, yet again failing to address workers’ rights and offering nothing to low-paid and precarious workers.  Commenting, Regional Coordinating … Continue reading

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