Category Archives: Public Services

Glider service in evenings to be diverted away from Falls Road after latest attacks leaves windows smashed on two gliders

To safeguard the safety and welfare of drivers and passengers, after 7pm the Glider service will be diverted from Falls road onto the M1 motorway turning back up at Kennedy way Continued attacks on Glider threaten a vital service providing … Continue reading

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Unite to challenge legality of Swissport plans for two-week lay-off at Belfast City Airport

Stormont Ministers’ failure to intervene has allowed tailwinds of Flybe collapse to spiral Unite represents the overwhelming majority of the approximately 150 Swissport employees at Belfast City Airport. Regional Officer for the workers, George Brash, confirmed that shop stewards representing … Continue reading

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Unite members vote to accept Department of Health commitments on pay parity and safe staffing proposals

Unite, Unison and RCN members vote to end industrial action which has impacted Northern Ireland’s health and social care service Unite in Health’s four thousand members in Northern Ireland have voted overwhelming to end their industrial action after the Minister … Continue reading

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If NI Executive is serious about social inclusion, rural access and addressing climate challenge, proper funding for public transport is essential

Departmental warning over future collapse of Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport provider, reflects consequences of long-term underfunding Collapse of Translink would leave swathes of Northern Ireland without public transport and would spike carbon emissions through forcing a return to the … Continue reading

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Glider service routes to Colin Connect in West Belfast withdrawn after two separate attacks on vehicles leave windows smashed

In order to safeguard the safety and welfare of drivers and passengers, the Glider will turn at the Michael Ferguson roundabout and not travel to the Colin Connect terminus, where the attacks occurred. Unite workforce reps to seek clear assurances … Continue reading

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