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Brexit band-aid will not secure jobs, living standards

Unite highlights impact of prolonged uncertainty on economy and workers Robust interventions needed North and South to foster confidence, protect jobs August 16th: In an initial response today (Wednesday) to the UK government’s paper proposing steps to mitigate the impact … Continue reading

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ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference: Speech by Jimmy Kelly on political and social challenges facing Northern Ireland

July 4th: Speaking in support of motion 1 on Northern Ireland at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: Northern Ireland stands at a crossroads – but not in relation to … Continue reading

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Government must intervene now on behalf of Ibrahim Halawa

Unite has today urged Taoiseach Enda Kenny urging him to intervene personally with the Egyptian authorities to secure the release of young Dublin man Ibrahim Halawa.  The call comes on foot of reports that Mr Halawa’s health has deteriorated significantly … Continue reading

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