Author Archives: Unite the union NI

Cabin crew have lift-off with Norwegian Air recognition deal

Cabin crew have lift-off with Norwegian Air recognition deal, agreement proves decent jobs no bar to competitiveness December 20th: Unite the union and Norwegian Air have signed a recognition agreement covering cabin crew based in Dublin.  Unite currently represents the … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases, Republic of Ireland news | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Departmental spending of additional health transformation funds on internal recruitment is leading to longer in-patient waits

Waiting times across the board in Northern Ireland’s Health & Social Care Service are being increased further by focus on internal recruitment Unite has challenged Department of Health to prioritise transformation funding on external recruitment to address acute staffing pressures … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases, Public Services | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Department of Education review on school bus transport threatens child safety, parental choice and low-income households

Unite launches online petition challenging ‘sham consultation’ that fails to consider alternative options including increased funding for education services December 17th: Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, announced the launch of his union’s online petition opposing the current ‘Review of Home … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases, Public Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unite to launch ‘Give us the goss on your boss’ survey of hospitality sector workers

Hospitality workers will be conducting survey by means street stalls, canvassing workplaces and online website Union hopes that survey will ‘lift the lid’ on rampant sexual harassment and youth work exploitation December 10th: Unite the union hospitality organiser Neil Moore, … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Belfast City Council motion on sexual harassment is welcome but must be followed up with action to secure zero tolerance approach

Unite launches its ‘Give us the goss on your boss’ survey of Northern Ireland hospitality workers December 3rd: Speaking ahead of this evening’s vote on a Belfast City Council motion dealing with the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace, … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment