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Unite members vote to accept Department of Health commitments on pay parity and safe staffing proposals

Unite, Unison and RCN members vote to end industrial action which has impacted Northern Ireland’s health and social care service Unite in Health’s four thousand members in Northern Ireland have voted overwhelming to end their industrial action after the Minister … Continue reading

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Unite in health suspends action and will ballot members on Department of Health pay offer

Regional Industrial Sector Committee votes to suspend plans for escalated industrial action Union will recommend acceptance of offer which promises pay parity and further uplift in 2020 Unite Regional Officer for Health Kevin McAdam confirmed his union would be joining … Continue reading

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All parties should follow through on their election promises to include restoration of NHS pay parity in Northern Ireland talks process

A cross-party commitment to a payment necessary to avert planned strike action by local NHS workers this Wednesday Welcoming the commencement of fresh inter-party talks on the restoration of a functioning Northern Ireland Executive, Kevin McAdam Unite Lead officer for … Continue reading

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Unite members vote overwhelmingly for strike action despite attempt by Health Department Permanent Secretary Richard Pengelly to interfere with union’s industrial ballot

Health and social care workers in Unite voted 82.4 percent in favour of strike action and 91.1 for industrial action short of strike action over pay inequality and the staffing crisis Department of Health must address pay equality demand and end … Continue reading

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Unite ballots healthcare members to secure pay equality, fair treatment for patients and waste on private medicine

Strike ballot opens tomorrow after union members’ request to join the industrial action signalled by other health unions Unite will ballot four thousand NHS members including psychologists, speech and language therapists, pathology laboratory staff, community nurses, pharmacists and support staff. … Continue reading

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