Tag Archives: Derry/Londonderry

More support and greater security needed to prevent harassment of public transport workers

Female conductor was subjected repeatedly to physical and sexual harassment by drunken passengers Those responsible for abusive harassment of public transport workers must face full weight of the law Unite Regional Officer Davy Thompson called on Translink to provide more … Continue reading

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Proposed redundancies likely to impact workers at all Northern Ireland Sainsbury’s sites

Team leaders, store supervisors and deputy manager positions will go in UK wide restructuring Unite to engage with management to seek to ensure those affected by job losses are found appropriate employment elsewhere within company January 23rd: Taryn Trainor, Unite … Continue reading

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Trade unions being drawn into a game of bluff over brutal cuts to Health budgets

Health trade unions invited to teleconference with Department of Health financial officials ahead of coordinated Extraordinary Trust meetings Unite Regional Officer with lead responsibility for Health, Kevin McAdam, spoke ahead of his attendance at the Belfast Trust meeting tomorrow [Thursday]: … Continue reading

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Department of Infrastructure must reject cherry-picking by private sector bus operators

Application by Hannon Coach targets most lucrative bus route in Northern Ireland License application from private sector will undermine cross-subsidisation model May 17th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of Infrastructure to reject an … Continue reading

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Schivo NI, formerly Maydown Precision Engineering, enters receivership, its closure is latest blow to North West industrial base

Company that formerly employed eighty-five closes its doors, ending fifty years manufacturing activity on Maydown site Union expresses outrage at Schivo which has left workers to seek minimum statutory redundancy pay from Department March 30th: Chair of Unite’s Executive Council … Continue reading

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