Tag Archives: Equalities

Women in Northern Ireland continue to be denied rights and protections afforded to women in all other parts of UK

Westminster must legislate to extend gender pay gap disclosure duty to employers in Northern Ireland March 8th: Speaking on International Women’s Day, Unite Regional Women’s & Equalities Officer, Taryn Trainor, called on Westminster to legislate to vindicate the rights and … Continue reading

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Campaign must continue until women in Northern Ireland secure full equal access to free, safe and legal abortion

UK Government moves to meet costs of Northern Ireland women seeking abortions in GB welcome but leaves women here as second-class citizens Local politicians responsible for system where NI women are forced into exile to access essential healthcare services Unite … Continue reading

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Victory for campaign for free access to English NHS abortions for Northern Ireland women

This is only a stop-gap solution; Northern Ireland women deserve full equality Westminster must legislate for proper reproductive healthcare including abortion and respect NI women’s human rights  June 29th: Taryn Trainor, Unite Equality Officer, welcomed the commitment by the Westminster … Continue reading

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Welcome for Department’s three-month extension for fixed-contract Youth Workers

Department of Education confirms more than one hundred fixed-term youth workers will have their contracts extended to the end of June 2017 Political parties now need to agree re-establishment of a functioning Executive to secure vital public services March 24th: … Continue reading

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Unite calls for package of measures to help close ‘unaffordable gender wage gap’

March 8th:  Unite today called on the Government to introduce a package of measures to close the gender pay gap, which currently sees women earning, on average, nearly 15 per cent less than women.  Speaking on International Women’s Day, the … Continue reading

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