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Health and social care workers: Discrimination against Section 39 staff must end

Unite set to support any SIPTU action to secure equality of treatment December 8th: Trade union Unite, which represents some employees providing social care in Section 39 agencies, has said today that its members would fully support any industrial action … 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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Unite welcomes launch of ‘Abortion as a Workplace Issue’ report

Pioneering research will help inform union’s campaigning on abortion October 19th: Unite today welcomed the publication of Abortion as a Workplace Issue, based on a quantitative and qualitative survey of trade union members commissioned by five trade unions including 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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Latest CSO figures explode public sector pay premium myth

Time to debate on basis of fact March 15th: Unite has welcomed today’s report from the CSO which dispels popular myths about public-private sector pay differentials and instead shows that, overall, public sector workers are paid slightly less than comparable … Continue reading

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