Category Archives: Unite in the Community

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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“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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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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Unite community branches protests against Tory Benefit Sanctions

Fresh Start deal allowed Tories to introduce benefit sanctions threatening devastating consequences for most vulnerable Unite in the Community will protest outside benefits offices across Northern Ireland at noon tomorrow [March 30th] March 29th: Albert Hewitt explained why his union’s … Continue reading

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Moves to impose charges for school transport service completely unacceptable

Unite Community branches will build People Power campaign to defeat proposal Union will engage with Education & Library Board buses drivers to determine appropriate response January 14th: Reacting to reports that the Education Authority is considering imposing charges on families … Continue reading

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