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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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Council must take back control of Leisure Centres, not conduct another delaying review

Unite in discussions with NIPSA on next steps in workforce campaign to reverse outsourcing After success of Falls and Shankill United Workers March, action not more words needed from Belfast City Council April 10th: Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, welcomed … Continue reading

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United Workers march to demand Belfast City Council take back control of outsourced Leisure Centres

Pricing policy under Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) pricing low-income communities out of ‘centres of excellence’ GLL two-tier workforce policy threatens continued T&Cs downgrading for former Belfast City Council employees April 6th: Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, spoke ahead of his … Continue reading

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Prudential Assurance to withdraw from Belfast resulting in up to 50 redundancies

Northern Ireland consumers and investors should reconsider the value of Prudential products In absence of a functioning Executive, local politicians must step up on this issue to defend Northern Ireland workers February 8th: Unite members employed on a Prudential contract … Continue reading

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