Tag Archives: Jackie Pollock

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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Right to picket during lockdown secured following Unite legal challenge

Striking Hovis workers welcome commitment by Department of Health to exempt picket lines from regulation Three day amendment to Covid regulation reflects benefit of employment law being devolved in Northern Ireland Jackie Pollock, Regional Secretary for Unite welcomed confirmation from … Continue reading

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May Day message from Jackie Pollock: Workers stand stronger when we stand together

After workers have kept public services and the economy going – there can be no going back to exploitation Workers need to unite to defend themselves from opportunist employers and secure improvements In a speech marking International Workers’ Day, Unite … Continue reading

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New look Unite the Union Champions Cup to be played in 2021

November 20th: The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association have announced an expanded Unite the Union Champions Cup format for 2021, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the 2020 tournament. The new format will see … Continue reading

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