Category Archives: Northern Ireland news

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

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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

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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

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Belfast conference to hear of new partnership approach to Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

On Monday, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Equality Commission and Unite the Union NI are hosting a meeting attended by over 160 Northern Ireland employers and HR professionals and more than 60 union workplace reps and trade … Continue reading

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Protest at Department for Communities, Belfast tomorrow as part of Unite’s national day of action against Universal Credit

Campaigners to gather outside Department for Communities building on Bedford Street, Belfast Albert Hewitt explained why his union’s community members will be protesting against Universal Credit outside the Department for Communities buildings in Belfast tomorrow at 2pm: “While Universal Credit has … Continue reading

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