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Unite challenges Legion of Mary to follow up their words of support for women’s hostel with action to save vital service

Unite Leader, Sharon Graham, calls for direct engagement with Legion of Mary, Communities Minister and NI Housing Executive to find solution The work-in by staff to save Regina Coeli House, Northern Ireland’s only women-only hostel offering on-site support for homeless … Continue reading

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Management serve notice to residents at Regina Coeli House terminating their license to occupy rooms

Workers enter ninth day of work-in to keep doors open on Northern Ireland’s sole women-only hostel Online petition backing campaign to save women’s hostel surges past 10,000 signature mark Workers at Regina Coeli House entered their ninth day of maintaining a … Continue reading

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After special meeting of Belfast City Council votes in support of Regina Coeli House workforce, Unite calls on Legion of Mary to meet with its workforce and community reps 

Cross-party vote unanimously seeks a meeting with the Bishop of Down & Connor Noel Treanor and Communities’ Minister Deirdre Hargey on the threatened closure Special council meeting on day that thousands sign online workforce petition in support of Regina Coeli … Continue reading

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Unite the union 2021 Champions’ Cup is launched at the National Stadium at Windsor Park in Belfast

Expanded format for all-island football initiative announced bringing together football champions, north and south, for a series of three matches The Aviva Stadium is drawn as the fixture for the December 4th Champions’ Cup final October 14th: Speaking after today’s launch … Continue reading

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Tory government’s National Insurance hike aims to make workers pay for costs of rationed and privatised Social Care provision

Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock challenged the Tory government on its decision to raise national insurance contributions by 1.25 percent under cover of funding social care in a Covid crisis. “The increase of 1.25 percent on national insurance from April … Continue reading

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