Category Archives: Living Wage

“Insulting” Minimum Wage increase would widen inequality gap

Unite says 10 cent increase means real pay cut after inflation Low Pay Commission recommendation does not take account of soaring profits July 19th: Trade union Unite today slammed what it termed an “insulting” recommendation by the Low Pay Commission, … Continue reading

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Unite welcomes Living Wage focus of Oireachtas low pay report

Union calls on all parties to endorse target of halving in-work poverty during term of next Government In an initial response to the Oireachtas Report on Low Pay, Decent Work and a Living Wage published today (Wednesday December 9th), trade … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland healthcare workers protest for parity with UK pay

Unite protest at steps of Stormont supported by all healthcare unions November 4th: Northern Ireland healthcare workers protest for parity with UK pay Unite protest at steps of Stormont supported by all healthcare unions Unite Regional Officer, Kevin McAdam, called on … Continue reading

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Healthcare staff to protest at Stormont against cuts to NHS and for one per cent pay increase

Unite confirms all healthcare unions will join its protest on Wednesday November 4th, 12.30pm at the steps to Stormont Unite proceeding to a consultative ballot of members over further strike action November 2nd: Unite Regional Officer, Kevin McAdam, called on … Continue reading

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Unite General Secretary, Len McCluskey, to launch ‘Growing the Economy & Living Standards’ document at Stormont

Paper to raise proposals to help address economic challenges facing Northern Ireland October 25th: Announcing that Unite Regional Secretary, Len McCluskey would speak at the launch event for Unite’s proposals for an economic alternative, the union’s Ireland Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, … Continue reading

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