Category Archives: Unite Equalities

Playwright Martin Lynch joins trade unionist songwriter to launch Unite for Humanity song for refugees

A singer-songwriter who works for the UK and Ireland’s biggest trade union is using his music to raise money for Syrian refugees by releasing a single this week into the UK download charts in Belfast. November 20th: Davy Kettyles’ song … Continue reading

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#Unite4Humanity: Union songwriter raising funds for Irish Refugee Council

Unite hopes to highlight scandal of Direct Provision IRC highlights need to support young people caught in asylum system November 10th: A singer-songwriter who works for the Ireland region of trade union Unite is using his music to raise funds for refugees.  … Continue reading

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Call to support Newry ‘Rally Against Hate Crime’ Demonstration

Post-Brexit focus on restricting migrants and failure to legislate for marriage equality are leading to growth of hate-crime Unite the union calls for attendance at rally set for 1pm Saturday, October 15th at Newry Rainbow Centre October 5th: Jimmy Kelly, … Continue reading

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Maser ‘Repeal the Eighth’ mural travels to Unite offices on Middle Abbey Street

August 9th: Unite today installed a replica of street artist Maser’s ‘Repeal the Eighth’ mural at its Middle Abbey Street offices in Dublin.  The mural, which was originally painted on the Project Arts Centre, had to be removed following a … Continue reading

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Call for NIC-ICTU to publicly condemn prosecution of young woman for taking abortion pills

Unite challenges other trade unions to adopt ‘pro-choice’ positions Right to abortion is a class issue – unacceptable that Northern Ireland is only part of United Kingdom where it is unlawful April 13th: Speaking at the Northern Ireland Committee of … Continue reading

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