Tag Archives: Belfast City Council

Department of Infrastructure must reject cherry-picking by private sector bus operators

Application by Hannon Coach targets most lucrative bus route in Northern Ireland License application from private sector will undermine cross-subsidisation model May 17th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of Infrastructure to reject an … Continue reading

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Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) opens Ballysillan swimming pool shallow with temperature too low for children

Staff members forced to discourage special needs and infant users due to health and safety May fears Unite to raise the latest in a string of health & safety incidents at outsourced Belfast leisure centres with Health and Safety Executive … Continue reading

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Fermanagh and Omagh District Council becomes third in Northern Ireland to become a Living Wage employer

Unite Regional Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, calls on other councils to follow-suit and lead fight against poverty pay Decision reflects growing confidence of trade union movement in council area Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly welcomed a commitment from Fermanagh and Omagh … Continue reading

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Belfast City Council Lord Mayor to present prizes at Unite in the Community cross-community football tournament

Ten junior soccer teams to compete in Friendship tournament at the Hammer Complex Tournament part of Unite in the community’s efforts to build reconciliation at grassroots level August 6th: Speaking ahead of the tournament, Unite Community Coordinator, Albert Hewitt, offered … Continue reading

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Strong public support for strike at picket lines on all eleven former Belfast City Council managed leisure centres

Industrial action follows 97% ballot vote by UNITE members to defend right of young and new employees to full pension and to secure safe staffing levels Union official blasts ‘inappropriate’ intervention of Belfast City Council officer briefing against workforce on … Continue reading

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