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More support and greater security needed to prevent harassment of public transport workers

Female conductor was subjected repeatedly to physical and sexual harassment by drunken passengers Those responsible for abusive harassment of public transport workers must face full weight of the law Unite Regional Officer Davy Thompson called on Translink to provide more … Continue reading

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Bus services to be diverted away from Lagmore View for foreseeable future after recent spate of attacks

Latest attack demonstrates that there are some who, for whatever reason, are determined to stop buses from operating in estate Drivers commend efforts of local community representatives to attempt to address ongoing attacks April 15th: Unite Regional Officer Davy Thompson … Continue reading

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Metro Bus drivers threaten to withdraw bus services after attacks

Warning comes after latest in series of sporadic attacks on Buses last Saturday in the Falls Park area September 25th: Jackie Pollock, Unite deputy Regional Secretary, issued a warning on behalf of his union’s Metro drivers, that they could withdraw … Continue reading

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Belfast City Council workers must not be collateral damage in bonfire dispute

Workers have the right not to be dragged into divisive disputes over bonfires Resolution to bonfires concerns must be delivered on inclusive basis July 28th: Jackie Pollock, Deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, urged political leaders on Belfast City Council to … Continue reading

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Unite condemns petrol bomb attack on bus, services to Lagmore View suspended

Drivers not prepared to continue bus services to area following apparently targeted petrol bomb attack July 11th: Michael Dornan, Unite chair for Metro drivers, has confirmed workers are refusing to provide bus services to the Lagmore View area of Belfast … Continue reading

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