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Unite expresses solidarity with striking nurses and midwives

Brendan Ogle: dispute symptomatic of wider problem in unequal society January 30th: As members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation take industrial action around the country, Unite has written to the INMO informing them that we have advised our … Continue reading

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Unite will seek to mitigate impact of redundancies associated with completion of Sangers-AAH merger

Forty-eight jobs to go as merger of Sangers and AAH Pharmaceuticals proceeds to completion January 29th: Unite Regional Officer George Brash confirmed his union was engaging with McKesson Corporation management with the aim of avoiding compulsory job-losses at Sangers-AAH.  “In … Continue reading

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IAC dispute: company no-show at Labour Court disappointing

Unite says IAC attempting to sideline state industrial relations mechanisms January 24th: Unite, which represents archaeologists working for the Irish Archaeological Consultancy, today (Thursday) expressed disappointment at the company’s failure to attend a Labour Court hearing this week into IAC’s … Continue reading

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Plans to outsource Craigavon leisure centre threatens unacceptable cost to communities and staff

Unite joins NIPSA and GMB to seek meetings with all political groups on Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Experience of outsourcing of Leisure in Belfast must be a warning to service users and staff January 17th: On Monday evening … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers:  Unite has positive meeting with Patrick King

Union will be making submission to mediator Government decision reflects power of collective action January 14th: Trade union Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, today (Monday) welcomed the decision by Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor to appoint former ASTI … Continue reading

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