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Stakeholder parties must work together to secure continued success and employment at Antrim Carpets

Unite offers to mediate between management, landlord and purchaser Union’s sole interest is to secure much needed employment in an area of acute deprivation Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, whose union represents workers at Antrim Carpets has called on all … Continue reading

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As over 700,000 people face a ‘Cold Christmas’, Unite issues county-by-county fuel deprivation estimates

Numbers suffering fuel deprivation have nearly trebled since 2007 Union proposes immediate once-off fuel supplement and home energy-efficiency measures December 14th: Trade union Unite today issued a brief report highlighting the prevalence of fuel deprivation on a county-by-county basis. Entitled … Continue reading

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Crisis summit needed to tackle national deprivation emergency

Latest figures show nearly 1-in-3 living in deprivation, including 1-in-5 people in work Union says tax-cutting agenda does not serve those hardest hit by austerity January 21st: In a strongly-worded statement issued today, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said that … Continue reading

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Doubling of deprivation is indictment of austerity; next Budget must focus on incomes

Figures show 1.2 million people, including 375,000 children, living in deprivation Nearly one-in-three households with one person at work experiencing deprivation April 16th: Responding today to the latest Survey on Income and Living Conditions, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said … Continue reading

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