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Department for Communities must direct Housing Executive to take on management of Regina Coeli House to secure vital support service for vulnerable women

Unite meet with Legion of Mary to clarify their future role in keeping the hostel open  Union offers to fund a professional building survey to identify what substantial work is needed, since management committee continue to refuse to share the … Continue reading

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Management serve notice to residents at Regina Coeli House terminating their license to occupy rooms

Workers enter ninth day of work-in to keep doors open on Northern Ireland’s sole women-only hostel Online petition backing campaign to save women’s hostel surges past 10,000 signature mark Workers at Regina Coeli House entered their ninth day of maintaining a … 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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Executive Ministers’ clarification on eligibility must be followed by commitment by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council to furlough all employees on full pay 

Guidance from Minister for Communities to local authorities clarifies they are eligible to furlough workers under government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Eligibility confirmation comes after union publicises case and writes to seek answers from both Finance and Communities’ Ministers Unite Regional Officer Kieran Ellison welcomed … Continue reading

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