Category Archives: Campaigns

Attempt by NAMA receiver to evict homeless from Apollo House reminiscent of worst excesses of Victorian-era landlordism

Unite Regional Secretary blasts NAMA receivers for ‘No Room at the Inn’ attitude Forcing homeless back onto streets in the heart of winter will result in more deaths amidst government inaction December 20th: Speaking ahead of the court case [tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes Sports Direct commitment to end Zero Hours Contracts and ‘six strikes and you’re out’ disciplinary regime

September 6th: Responding to the publication of the RPC report into working practices at Sports Direct, Ireland deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, Jackie Pollock, said: “We welcome today’s announcement by the Sports Direct board that they will work constructively with … Continue reading

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Liam Neeson endorses ‘Rally For A Future’ campaign demanding jobs action for Ballymena

Actor pledges his support for jobs campaign launched by Unite the union Neeson backs calls for urgent action and urges workers to unite behind campaign January 21st: Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional Secretary, welcomed the endorsement by the Ballymena-born, award-winning actor: … Continue reading

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Ministers must legislate to extend same protections and reproductive rights to women in Northern Ireland

One thousand women from Northern Ireland travel to Britain to get a termination January 7th: Responding to a statement by incoming First Minister, Arlene Foster, that she would not be supporting the extension of the abortion rights to women in … Continue reading

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Unite joins with Translink and Women’s Aid in launching the White Ribbon campaign to end violence to women

Translink staff in Ulsterbus, Metro and NI Rail will wear white ribbons for sixteen days Campaign to be launched at Metro Station, Queen Street, Belfast tomorrow (Wednesday, 25th November) at 11.30am Unite Equality Officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the strength of … Continue reading

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