Category Archives: Unite in the Community

Universal Credit causing misery and hardship for families in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland households claiming the new all-in-one benefit, Universal Credit are being plunged into misery and hardship Westminster government must stop the roll out of Universal Credit before even more families are forced into poverty 23rd May: As part of … Continue reading

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United Workers march to demand Belfast City Council take back control of outsourced Leisure Centres

Pricing policy under Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) pricing low-income communities out of ‘centres of excellence’ GLL two-tier workforce policy threatens continued T&Cs downgrading for former Belfast City Council employees April 6th: Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, spoke ahead of his … Continue reading

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Unite in the community activists launch North Antrim Anti-Drugs initiative with support of Billy Burns

Billy Burns, father of drugs victim Jamie Burns, and initiator of the #OnePillWillKill campaign attends launch event in Ballymoney #OnePillWillKill leaflets distributed to housing estates in towns across North Antrim February 8th: Unite Community Coordinator, Albert Hewitt, welcomed the initiative … Continue reading

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Christmas cancelled for tens of thousands of Northern Ireland families being forced onto flawed Universal Credit regime

As part of Unite’s nationwide day of action against Universal Credit a protest is set for Department of Communities on Saturday December 2nd at 1pm.   This year Christmas will be cancelled for thousands of families in Northern Ireland who … Continue reading

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Unite in the community launch campaign to defend library access

Union warns of possibility that temporary cut to library summer opening hours may become permanent 38 Degrees online petition demands a Functioning Executive reverse cuts to library opening hours June 5th: Speaking on the launch of Unite in the Community’s … Continue reading

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