Tag Archives: Jimmy Kelly

Irish work more, pay more and earn less

Irish purchasing power 16 per cent below EU-15 average Figures highlight need to move Minimum Wage towards Living Wage March 26th: Irish workers put in more hours, pay more for good and services, and earn less than their European counterparts … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kelly: Taoiseach must intervene to resolve Bus Éireann dispute

Dispute rooted in policy choices and requires political solutions Underlying issues have implications for future of public transport March 24th: Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly today called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to intervene urgently to ensure resolution of the current … Continue reading

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Secretary of State for Northern Ireland must intervene to end buck-passing and safeguard Youth Service jobs

Unite Regional Secretary writes to James Brokenshire MP to request intervention to secure future of youth service jobs More than one hundred youth workers face redundancy from beginning of April 2017 March 21st: In the absence of the Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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Government must intervene now on behalf of Ibrahim Halawa

Unite has today urged Taoiseach Enda Kenny urging him to intervene personally with the Egyptian authorities to secure the release of young Dublin man Ibrahim Halawa.  The call comes on foot of reports that Mr Halawa’s health has deteriorated significantly … Continue reading

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Hard Brexit failure threatens thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland

Conservative party clearly fails to understand scale of challenges posed to Northern Ireland’s economy Recent statements by Tory negotiating team reinforces urgency for a functioning local Executive to defend Northern Ireland’s interests March 16th: Unite Ireland Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, has … Continue reading

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