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Unite welcomes overwhelming acceptance of proposals to revamp the pay structures in the NHS known as ‘Agenda for Change’

Unite lead Officer for the Health Sector in Northern Ireland, Kevin McAdam today welcomed the resounding decision by members across the service in England to accept changes to their terms and conditions that will carry with it a minimum increase … Continue reading

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Striking Belfast Taxis admin workers receive strong solidarity from Taxi Drivers who join pickets

Belfast Taxi bosses’ fake-news attempt to misrepresent union position on bus lanes falls flat Unite encourages taxi drivers to join the fightback and unionise to secure better pay for themselves March 28th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, called on Belfast … Continue reading

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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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Workers maintaining roads and water courses are being denied fair holiday pay

Unite questions whether failure to address payments irregularity is due to absence of an Executive Minister At least one thousand workers across Roads Service, Rivers Agency and Forestry Service denied holiday pay based on Working Time Regulations act December 13th: … Continue reading

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Welcome break in Departmental log-jam ensures healthcare workers receive independent pay body recommended pay increase

Unite welcomes news that healthcare workers will now receive recommended one percent pay increase Latest Retail Price Inflation figures mean HSC workers effectively still suffering a 2.9% standard of living cut December 13th: Kevin McAdam, Unite Industrial officer with responsibility … Continue reading

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