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Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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Unite commemorates legacy of LGBT activist, Mark Ashton, by launching a bursary for young people’s solidarity projects

Unite the union will launch its Mark Ashton bursary this evening [7pm, Thursday May 18th] as part of LGBT awareness week. The bursary worth up to £300 will be available is aimed at young people developing projects which shows solidarity … Continue reading

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Unite launch Belfast Left Book Club at Jimmy Brown Memorial Lecture event

Author Neil Faulkner to speak on relevance of Russian Revolution 100 years on Event part of wider Belfast May Day weekend programme to be hosted at Unite Regional Office in Belfast today (Friday April 28th) at 2pm, April 28th: Unite … Continue reading

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Bus Eireann: Protest action was motivated by justifiable anger

Ross bears full responsibility for morning transport chaos March 31st: Trade union Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Eireann, has stressed that this morning’s protest action was down to the ‘justifiable anger’ felt by Bus Eireann workers at the … Continue reading

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Workers’ rights must be protected in Brexit process, by a functioning local Assembly

Parties must recommit themselves to power-sharing in order to ensure Northern Ireland’s interests secured Union calls for all Assembly parties to commit to retaining all EU protections for workers and to rescind oppressive anti-union legislation March 31st: Unite Ireland Secretary, … Continue reading

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