Category Archives: Campaign for Decent Pay

Workers to challenge Causeway Coast & Glens Councillors on Poverty Pay

Unite members will seek support for Living Wage pay commitment ahead of Coleraine council meeting tonight [Tuesday, June 27th 6pm] June 27th: Unite Regional Officer Gareth Scott confirmed his union’s members would seek to engage councillors at Causeway Coast & … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland workers must join a fighting union to secure pay increases and better work-life balance

Northern Ireland men work longest hours in UK, women losing hours as part-time working grows Average UK wages after inflation lower than what it was twelve years ago, with Northern Ireland wages even lower June 14th: Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional … Continue reading

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UK Parliamentary election result is a decisive rejection of failed austerity politics

Unite will continue to campaign against Tory cuts and for a programme of economic investment Young voters responded to Labour’s progressive manifesto which offered hope for a generation abandoned by politicians for far too long June 9th: Jimmy Kelly, Unite … 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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