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Saturday’s Raise the Roof rally must signal turning point on housing

Unite says many construction workers cannot afford homes they build November 24th: Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, has called for a large turnout at the Raise the Roof housing rally due to take place this coming Saturday (26 … Continue reading

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Union issues strike notice after Northern Ireland Housing Executive fails to up pay offer.

Four week strike will have severe impact on housing services.  Strike involving 300 Unite members will start on Monday 5 September. Unite the union has confirmed that it has given the Northern Ireland Housing Executive seven day notice of a … Continue reading

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In an emergency new powers must be effective, proportionate and fair

Unite seeks establishment of Emergency Forum comprising government departments, ICTU and employers  Moratorium on residential and commercial rents, ban on evictions, imperative March 19th: Commenting on the Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill, … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: public housing central to resolving housing emergency

July 3rd: Moving Motion 36 at the ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference this afternoon, Unite Senior Officer Brendan Ogle said that the trade union movement – which represents 800,000 working people North and South – must campaign vigorously for measures to … Continue reading

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Unite expresses solidarity with striking nurses and midwives

Brendan Ogle: dispute symptomatic of wider problem in unequal society January 30th: As members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation take industrial action around the country, Unite has written to the INMO informing them that we have advised our … Continue reading

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