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Unite reveals that 15 Merrion Square was offered for homeless relief three years ago

Union questions RTE motivation in running non-story January 17th: Trade union Unite today revealed that its building at 15 Merrion Square was offered to help relieve the then developing homelessness emergency three years ago. The building was not considered suitable … Continue reading

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Attempt by NAMA receiver to evict homeless from Apollo House reminiscent of worst excesses of Victorian-era landlordism

Unite Regional Secretary blasts NAMA receivers for ‘No Room at the Inn’ attitude Forcing homeless back onto streets in the heart of winter will result in more deaths amidst government inaction December 20th: Speaking ahead of the court case [tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Budget 2017: Unite calls for expenditure package of €2.8 billion

Unite’s proposals focus on investment and raising living standards Union seeks restoration of Social Protection payments, increased Employer’s PRSI to fund Social Wage September 12th:  Unite today published its 2017 Pre-Budget Submission.  Entitled 5 Steps to a Better Budget, the … Continue reading

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Bank bailout repayments should be used to fund Emergency Housing Investment Programme

Proposal included in Unite’s ‘economic manifesto’ published ahead of General Election January 31st: Trade union Unite has suggested that the anticipated €4 billion in bank bailout repayments due this year should be used to fund an Emergency Housing Investment Programme.  … Continue reading

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Unite: Use bank bailout repayments to fund emergency housing programme

Proposal comes as latest figures show soaring number of homeless families September 21st: Commenting on new figures showing that the number of homeless families has risen by 76% since the start of the year, Unite’s Ireland Secretary Jimmy Kelly today called … Continue reading

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