Tag Archives: Jackie Pollock

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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Regina Coeli workers, Legion of Mary volunteer and a homeless woman threatened with legal action by management committee

Threat comes in fifth week of ‘work-in’ by staff determined to keep doors open at Legion of Mary-owned hostel for vulnerable women  Legal action threats served on workers after earlier, successful solidarity ‘stand out’ at Legion of Mary’s Morning Star … Continue reading

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