Tag Archives: Christmas

Metro Bus drivers urge pedestrians to think road safety this Christmas

December 20th: Chair of Unite’s membership among Metro Bus drivers, Michael Dornan, called on the public to consider their safety on the streets and pedestrian crossings in Belfast over the Christmas period: “The days immediately after the schools close for … Continue reading

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Christmas cancelled for tens of thousands of Northern Ireland families being forced onto flawed Universal Credit regime

As part of Unite’s nationwide day of action against Universal Credit a protest is set for Department of Communities on Saturday December 2nd at 1pm.   This year Christmas will be cancelled for thousands of families in Northern Ireland who … Continue reading

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Industrial action to proceed at Saica and Smurfit-Kappa in Warrenpoint and Lurgan

Strike action likely to disrupt packaging supplies to Amazon and other suppliers Combined sectoral management blame Brexit for rejecting ‘reasonable’ pay claim November 23rd: Speaking ahead of an overtime ban commencing and a first twenty-four hour strike at packaging companies … Continue reading

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