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Hastings job losses reversed, other hospitality bosses must do likewise

Unite warns government: workers must not pick up bill for pandemic Trade union Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Northern Ireland, today (Saturday) welcomed the decision by Hastings Hotels to rescind the notices of termination issued to staff yesterday.  The … Continue reading

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Despite the promise of 80 percent wage supports, Hastings group terminates contracts of staff 

Directly employed workers of less than a year’s service have contracts terminated and casual workers left with zero hours Unite Hospitality organiser Neil Moore challenged the Hastings Group on their decision to make dozens of their workers redundant: “Workers at … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s welcome commitments on wage-supports must be extended to workers on zero-hours contracts and self-employed

Measures confirm Chancellor has listened to the case presented by Unite and other trade unions for urgent and bold action Commitment reflects needs of the moment and the strength of workers’ demand for protection in face of Coronavirus threat Unite … Continue reading

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Stormont must act to defend zero hours and self-employed workers who face immediate threat of joblessness

Central government must go further to support devolved administrations Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock called on the Northern Ireland Executive to act urgently to protect workers who had already lost their jobs or who faced the prospect of unemployment in … Continue reading

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Thousands of hospitality workers laid off in last twenty-four hours with thousands more facing jobs threat

Some of the biggest names in Northern Ireland hospitality close their doors in face of Coronavirus downturn leaving thousands of workers facing destitution A week after Unite opened a survey of its members in the hospitality sector the results obtained … Continue reading

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