Tag Archives: Jackie Pollock

Final day of Unite’s Irish Policy Conference hears motions covering equalities, organising and industrial areas

On the second day of Unite’s Sixth Irish Policy Conference in Malahide, delegates debated a range of motions covering equalities, organising and industrial areas, as well as the public sector.  Speakers also addressed motions on political and social action. Introducing … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage:  Unite seeks €2 increase to €12.50 from November 1st

Union tells Low Pay Commission aim should be to raise wage floor to 66% of median earnings Low pay is bad for business says Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock Trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, this week … Continue reading

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Unite claims victory in battle to safeguard supported accommodation for vulnerable and homeless women

At a press conference held today (Wednesday) at the gates of Regina Coeli House, the centre of an eleven week occupation by workers, Unite has announced it has received assurances from the Department for Communities and the NI Housing Executive … Continue reading

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Striking council workers, education workers and housing executive workers hear calls for Stormont to deliver a wage they can live on

On the fourth day of strike action by Unite members across all eleven councils, the NI Housing Executive and Education Authority, members of the union gathered at Stormont to hear demands for urgent action from politicians to reverse their `failure’ … Continue reading

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Management committee at Regina Coeli House challenged to provide report detailing buildings alleged structural issues to the Labour Relations Agency

Unite to raise demand that Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey intervene to provide continuity of care  Work-in occupation by staff at women’s hostel enters its seventh week A work-in occupation by staff working at Regina Coeli House in Belfast enters its seventh … Continue reading

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