Tag Archives: Davy Kettyles

Covid-19 clusters in Northern Ireland meatpacking sector point to urgent need for sector-specific infection controls to protect workers

Immediate programme of testing with quick turnaround needed for all meatpacking workers and their families along with wider package of measures including, where necessary, temporary closures for deep-cleanses without loss of pay Fears that meatpacking sites here could experience outbreaks similar … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers:  Unite has positive meeting with Patrick King

Union will be making submission to mediator Government decision reflects power of collective action January 14th: Trade union Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, today (Monday) welcomed the decision by Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor to appoint former ASTI … Continue reading

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Cabin crew have lift-off with Norwegian Air recognition deal

Cabin crew have lift-off with Norwegian Air recognition deal, agreement proves decent jobs no bar to competitiveness December 20th: Unite the union and Norwegian Air have signed a recognition agreement covering cabin crew based in Dublin.  Unite currently represents the … Continue reading

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Playwright Martin Lynch joins trade unionist songwriter to launch Unite for Humanity song for refugees

A singer-songwriter who works for the UK and Ireland’s biggest trade union is using his music to raise money for Syrian refugees by releasing a single this week into the UK download charts in Belfast. November 20th: Davy Kettyles’ song … Continue reading

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#Unite4Humanity: Union songwriter raising funds for Irish Refugee Council

Unite hopes to highlight scandal of Direct Provision IRC highlights need to support young people caught in asylum system November 10th: A singer-songwriter who works for the Ireland region of trade union Unite is using his music to raise funds for refugees.  … Continue reading

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