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Hate speech: Unite warns culture of apology risks co-opting victims to assist rehabilitation

Brendan Ogle says normalisation of hate speech a danger as by-election campaigns heat up Union calls on Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to disassociate themselves from Fingal and Wexford candidates November 21st:  Unite, which represents members working in all sectors, … Continue reading

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Unite Champions’ cup launched at Windsor Park by tournament ambassador Pat Jennings

October 17th: The Unite the union Cross-border Champions’ Cup was launched at Windsor Park, home of Northern Ireland football, today. One third of the funding for the Champions’ cup is ring-fenced for local and sporting organisations and initiatives. Speaking for … Continue reading

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New all-island Champions Cup to focus on communities

All sponsorship money to go to local clubs and community events May 9th: Unite today (Thursday) announced its sponsorship of a new   ‘Unite the Union Champions Cup’. This three year sponsorship will see a two-legged play off (home and away) … Continue reading

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ABC council vote to outsource Craigavon leisure threatens community access to leisure services

Experience of outsourcing of leisure services in Belfast City Council has been higher prices, reduced staffing and user access Unite the union vows to make demand for leisure services to stay in-house central to upcoming local elections February 12th: Workers … 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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