Category Archives: Unite in the Community

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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#1PillWillKill Mural to be unveiled today on Twaddell Avenue in Belfast

Unite-sponsored mural highlights dangers of drugs at interface junction Unveiling event will be addressed by Vinny Hurrell and Frank Mitchell as well as Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly June 1st: Speaking ahead of the event Unite Regional Community Coordinator, Albert … Continue reading

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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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