Category Archives: Press Releases

Bord na Mona crisis: Bruton must intervene to restore confidence in Just Transition process

Unite accuses management of tearing up agreement in ideological attempt to undermine company remit July 21st: Unite today (Sunday) called on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, to intervene in the crisis at Bord na Mona … Continue reading

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Workers at twelve Belfast leisure centres to be balloted on strike action in pursuit of six percent pay rise

Local political parties asked to bring back municipal leisure services into council management and provide all leisure workers a pay uplift Michael Keenan, Unite Regional Officer confirmed that his union would be balloting its members working for outsourced management company, … Continue reading

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Major win for English Language Teachers

QQA Bill is passed and mediator recommends establishment of Joint Labour Committee July 12th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, today (Friday) welcomed the passage of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018, and the publication … Continue reading

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TCD protest hears workers’ rights being abused on publicly-funded project

Time to turn off contract stream to rogue employers July 11th:  Unite, which organises construction workers, held a protest this morning (Thursday) at the site of TCD’s new Oisin House student accommodation block on Pearse Street. The main contractor on … Continue reading

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Vote by Westminster in support of Marriage Equality and Reproductive Choice is a historic victory for equality campaigners

Fears Conservative party may seek to limit or restrict impact of decisive Westminster votes Unite Regional Equalities & Women’s Officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the vote by Westminster to adopt an amendment into the second reading of the Northern Ireland (Executive … Continue reading

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