Tag Archives: Community Branch

“Hands Off Daisy Hill” Mural to be unveiled in Canal Street, Newry today

Union call on public to attend Saturday rally Albert Basin, Newry at 11am on Saturday [May 13th] Continued public pressure the only way to guarantee delivery on promises to retain services in Daisy Hill May 12th: Speaking ahead of the … Continue reading

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Direct Earnings Attachments threaten to push low-pay workers out of legal employment

Department for Communities places responsibility on Employers for debt collection relating to social security overpayments Impact on low income households likely severe as guidance allows repayments to 40% of net earnings November 10th: Unite Community Coordinator, Albert Hewitt, expressed his … Continue reading

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Rally for Daisy Hill Stroke Department shows huge public support

Time for parties to ‘serve the community’ and stop jostling for self-promotion March 30: Local chair of the Unite in the Community branch, Martin McKeown, welcomed the massive demonstration of support for the Stroke Department but urged all parties to … Continue reading

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