Category Archives: Public Services

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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Department of Infrastructure must reject cherry-picking by private sector bus operators

Application by Hannon Coach targets most lucrative bus route in Northern Ireland License application from private sector will undermine cross-subsidisation model May 17th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of Infrastructure to reject an … Continue reading

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“Hands Off Daisy Hill” Mural to be unveiled in Canal Street, Newry today

Union call on public to attend Saturday rally Albert Basin, Newry at 11am on Saturday [May 13th] Continued public pressure the only way to guarantee delivery on promises to retain services in Daisy Hill May 12th: Speaking ahead of the … Continue reading

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Opening Belfast Rapid Transit bus lanes to taxis will undermine £90 million public transport investment

Dedicated bus routes essential to maintain regularity and uptake of BRT scheme Buses need exclusive access to BRT lane unimpeded to realise full scheme potential May 11th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of … Continue reading

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Southern HSCT must follow-through on commitment to 24-7 Emergency Department Daisy Hill A&E

Trust u-turn a major victory for people power but campaign must continue and remain vigilant Southern Health Trust must now answer questions about their support for wider health service provision in Daisy Hill May 3rd: Unite Regional Officer Kevin McAdam … Continue reading

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