Category Archives: Budget 2015

Strike action confirmed for Ambulance Service on May 6th

Thursday 23rd April Newsdesks Unite’s Ambulance Service members will join Translink workers for twenty-four hour stoppage on May 6th Union members across health service to refuse to work unpaid overtime from April 30th April 23rd: Unite National Officer with responsibility … Continue reading

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Chaos in Roads Service as budget cuts leave workers confined to depots

Unite is calling emergency meeting of workers on response to severe cuts Workers sent home on sick leave as £50 materials cap undermines patching work April 3: Unite’s Regional Officer with responsibility for employees at the Roads Service, Gareth Scott … Continue reading

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Greenmount college training department closure another blow to rural economy

Closure of training department will further erode productivity growth in agricultural sector March 23: Unite’s Regional Officer with responsibility for DARD employees, Gareth Scott warned about the impact of the decision of Greenmount college management to close their training department … Continue reading

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Stormont must listen as tens of thousands of workers say ‘enough is enough’

Unite delighted at turnout across Northern Ireland People demanding an alternative to Stormont political consensus for austerity March 13th: Workers across Northern Ireland engaged in a one-day strike to say ‘enough is enough – hands off our public services’. Today’s … Continue reading

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Strong vote for strike action against Stormont Austerity Budget

Workers in Translink, Education & Library Boards, Roads Service, NI Fire & Rescue Service and Housing Executive to take one-day strike action Friday March 13th. Unite healthcare workers to join action on March 13th over pay dispute Unite Regional Secretary, … Continue reading

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