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Unite seek urgent meeting with Minister Kennedy over bus and rail cuts

Translink management say Minister is preventing disclosure of full scale of cuts to union Monday, March 2nd: Unite Officer with responsibility for Public Transport, Davy McMurray, has written to demand an urgent meeting with DRD Minister, Danny Kennedy, after Translink … Continue reading

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Doubling of deprivation is indictment of austerity; next Budget must focus on incomes

Figures show 1.2 million people, including 375,000 children, living in deprivation Nearly one-in-three households with one person at work experiencing deprivation April 16th: Responding today to the latest Survey on Income and Living Conditions, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said … Continue reading

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Budget 2014 leaves NI workers empty-handed says Unite

March 19th: In an initial response to Budget 2014, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said the measures announced today ‘leave Northern Ireland’s workers empty-handed’.  Mr Kelly said that the continued focus on spending cuts rather than investment would hit Northern … Continue reading

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