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Bord na Mona: Government must step in to ensure workers do not pick up decarbonisation tab

European role in achieving ‘Just Transition’ must be investigated October 17th: Unite, which is part of the Bord na Mona Group of Unions, today (Wednesday) called on the Government to intervene following the company’s announcement that the Midlands alone will … Continue reading

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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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Opening Belfast Rapid Transit bus lanes to taxis will undermine £90 million public transport investment

Dedicated bus routes essential to maintain regularity and uptake of BRT scheme Buses need exclusive access to BRT lane unimpeded to realise full scheme potential May 11th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of … Continue reading

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Welcome for Minister of Finance’s reconsideration of corporation tax reduction

NI Executive must consider full range of options to best support Manufacturing sector growth and employment Investment in skills and infrastructure more effective than ideologically-driven race-to-the-bottom on corporation tax Davy Thompson, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite welcomed a statement by … Continue reading

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