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KBC: Shock announcement highlights importance of finance workers joining a union

April 16th: Unite, which represents members throughout the finance sector, today (Friday) expressed solidarity with KBC staff and the Financial Services Union following today’s shock announcement that the bank is in discussions with Bank of Ireland about selling its performing … Continue reading

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BOI branch closures: Unite accuses bank of abandoning workers and communities

Decision must be put on hold pending full and transparent consultation process March 1st: Unite today (Monday) said that the decision by Bank of Ireland to close branches across Ireland is a blow not only to the workers who have … Continue reading

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ICTU BDC: Brexit, banking and healthcare among topics addressed by Unite delegates

Workers must not pay the price for a Tory Brexit says Jimmy Kelly July 5th: On the second day of the ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Brexit was one of the topics dominating debate.  Moving Unite’s motion on Brexit … Continue reading

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Unite finance members hear calls for next Government to move on statutory union recognition, reversal of pension changes

February 4th: ‘Fair Play for finance workers’ was the theme of a conference today  of Unite members working in the finance sector. Opening the event, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: “As politicians come knocking on our doors, we need … Continue reading

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