Tag Archives: Belfast

Public have less than three-weeks to safeguard Belfast’s bus lanes and bus services

Drivers’ union urges public to bombard Department for Infrastructure email over opening of Belfast bus lanes to 4,500 private taxis Questions must be asked over how unelected civil servants can reverse decades of public transport policy with minimal consultation June … Continue reading

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Strong showing expected for Education Authority school bus drivers march for respect

Trade unionists will join School bus drivers on march from Union Regional offices to Belfast City Hall rally  Anger palpable among drivers over management bullying and impact it is having on workers and children with special needs Education Authority representative … Continue reading

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Welcome commitment made to Belfast Shipyard workers by leader of Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn

Local workforce representatives accompany Labour party leader around iconic Harland & Wolff shipyard Labour party backs one billion naval procurement budget going to UK shipyards including Belfast to sustain shipbuilding industry May 25th: Senior regional Unite officials, Jackie Pollock Regional Secretary … Continue reading

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Ambitious long-term strategy needed to sustain shipbuilding capacity and legacy at Belfast shipyard

UK government trawling the globe looking for bargain basement bids, no doubt paying bargain basement wages May 11th: Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Officer for workers at Harland & Wolff demanded that the UK government ensure that the one billion procurement … Continue reading

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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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