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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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‘People Power’ campaign claims victory for vulnerable groups using Newry swimming pool

Unite community membership branch spearhead protests which force council into u-turn on charges hike Disabled, elderly and unemployed persons will benefit from charges decision Wednesday 25th: Newry Unite in the community spokesperson, Martin McKeown, welcomed last night’s announcement (Tuesday 24th) … Continue reading

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