Tag Archives: Deirdre Hargey

Management suspend workers at Regina Coeli House and instruct vulnerable female residents to transfer to uncertain accommodation by taxi

Workers and residents maintain ‘work-in’ to save Northern Ireland’s only women-only hostel for homeless and vulnerable Unite launches of an online petition for public to show their support for staff and residents’ fight Unite members working at Regina Coeli House have … Continue reading

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Demand that NIHE take over Regina Coeli women’s hostel to secure vital services raised by Unite with officials from Department for Communities

Unite the union calls on Legion of Mary to do ‘right thing’ and transfer over its ownership of women’s hostel to safeguard provision for vulnerable women Women-only facility providing support for homeless and vulnerable is best secured by Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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Workers commence 24-7 work-in occupation of Regina Coeli House in West Belfast

Staff and residents at hostel for homeless women demand urgent intervention by Communities’ Minister Deirdre Hargey Unite industrial and community members establish a solidarity camp outside the Regina Coeli Workers at Regina Coeli House have commenced a 24-7 ‘work-in’ occupation … Continue reading

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Unite seeks urgent meeting with Communities’ Minister over impending closure of Regina Coeli Women’s Hostel in West Belfast

Minimum pay workers receive notice of pending redundancy for February 27th at only women-only facility offering accommodation and addiction support for homeless in Northern Ireland Regina Coeli house, at Lakeglen avenue in West Belfast, has provided a refuge to homeless and … Continue reading

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Disgraceful Assembly debate on licensing hours extension confirms Stormont Executive does not prioritise needs of hospitality workers

Amendments to include protections for bar and hospitality workers are ruled out of order by Assembly chair Commenting on today’s Assembly debate on the Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill, Neil Moore, Hospitality Organiser for Unite the Union said:  … Continue reading

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