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Unite Policy Conference: Remarks by Jackie Pollock introducing Industrial Strategy debate

Introducing the debate on pensions at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast, Deputy Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said: I would like to open this debate focussing on the strengths of Northern Ireland industry. All too often we are forced … Continue reading

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Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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Planned protest at Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council cancelled in mark of respect to Manchester victims

Unite members call off Living Wage protest in aftermath of terrorist atrocity Unite Regional Officer Gareth Scott confirmed a planned protest outside Coleraine council buildings has been called off as a mark of respect following the terrorist attack in Manchester. … Continue reading

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Workers to challenge Causeway Coast & Glens Councillors over failure to address Poverty Pay

Unite members will seek support for Living Wage pay commitment ahead of Coleraine council meeting tomorrow [Tuesday, May 23rd] Unite Regional Officer Gareth Scott confirmed his union’s members would seek to engage councillors at Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council … Continue reading

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Unite commemorates legacy of LGBT activist, Mark Ashton, by launching a bursary for young people’s solidarity projects

Unite the union will launch its Mark Ashton bursary this evening [7pm, Thursday May 18th] as part of LGBT awareness week. The bursary worth up to £300 will be available is aimed at young people developing projects which shows solidarity … Continue reading

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