Tag Archives: Jimmy Kelly

Latest Labour Force Survey statistics highlight growth of low-wage economy

LFS statistics show 5.5% fall in average full-time wages in Northern Ireland over past twelve months February 15th: Unite the union’s Regional Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, responded to the latest quarterly Labour Force Survey statistics published today [February 15th] by the … Continue reading

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Unite reveals that 15 Merrion Square was offered for homeless relief three years ago

Union questions RTE motivation in running non-story January 17th: Trade union Unite today revealed that its building at 15 Merrion Square was offered to help relieve the then developing homelessness emergency three years ago. The building was not considered suitable … Continue reading

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Have a heart for cardiac patients: Unite in the Community supporting Saturday demo

Demonstration part of ongoing campaign for 24/7 cardiac care in Waterford & South-East January 11th: Unite Community members in Waterford will be supporting demonstration being organised this coming Saturday (January 14th) to demand round-the-clock cardiac care for Waterford and the … Continue reading

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Attempt by NAMA receiver to evict homeless from Apollo House reminiscent of worst excesses of Victorian-era landlordism

Unite Regional Secretary blasts NAMA receivers for ‘No Room at the Inn’ attitude Forcing homeless back onto streets in the heart of winter will result in more deaths amidst government inaction December 20th: Speaking ahead of the court case [tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Repeal the 8th: Unite Submission to Citizens’ Assembly focuses on low-income women, workplace issues

December 11th: Trade union Unite has made a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly urging a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment and highlighting the issues facing low-income women seeking to access a termination.  The union’s submission also looks at some … Continue reading

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