Category Archives: Press Releases

Cabin crew have lift-off with Norwegian Air recognition deal

Cabin crew have lift-off with Norwegian Air recognition deal, agreement proves decent jobs no bar to competitiveness December 20th: Unite the union and Norwegian Air have signed a recognition agreement covering cabin crew based in Dublin.  Unite currently represents the … Continue reading

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Departmental spending of additional health transformation funds on internal recruitment is leading to longer in-patient waits

Waiting times across the board in Northern Ireland’s Health & Social Care Service are being increased further by focus on internal recruitment Unite has challenged Department of Health to prioritise transformation funding on external recruitment to address acute staffing pressures … Continue reading

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Department of Education review on school bus transport threatens child safety, parental choice and low-income households

Unite launches online petition challenging ‘sham consultation’ that fails to consider alternative options including increased funding for education services December 17th: Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, announced the launch of his union’s online petition opposing the current ‘Review of Home … Continue reading

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Unite to launch ‘Give us the goss on your boss’ survey of hospitality sector workers

Hospitality workers will be conducting survey by means street stalls, canvassing workplaces and online website Union hopes that survey will ‘lift the lid’ on rampant sexual harassment and youth work exploitation December 10th: Unite the union hospitality organiser Neil Moore, … Continue reading

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Grafton College closure: Teachers occupy premises, ask to speak to Minister

Occupation follows snap closure leaving teachers owed month’s wages Unite expresses support for workers’ decision Trade union Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, this evening (Monday 3 December) expressed support and understanding for the decision by teachers employed by Grafton … Continue reading

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