Category Archives: Unite in the Community

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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Unite the union community members to erect ‘suicide awareness’ signs at Cave hill country park

Grassroots initiative taken as number of deaths from suicide in Northern Ireland in 20 years since peace agreement exceeds those from the 30 year Troubles Twelve permanent Unite in the community ‘suicide awareness’ signs to go up on all pathways … Continue reading

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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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