Tag Archives: Neil Moore

Hospitality bosses cannot be allowed to leverage jobs threat to force unsafe reopening

Workers call for no erosion of two-metre social distancing in the workplace as vital Infection control precaution Opportunities for workforce up-skilling during COVID-shutdown must be explored as part of a new deal for hospitality workers  Unite hospitality organiser Neil Moore … 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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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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Northern Ireland Executive must intervene to ensure bars, restaurants and non-essential hotels close ahead of St Patrick’s day

Demand for authorities to inspect licenses,  capacities and social distancing at bars and restaurants who open on St Patrick’s day  Instead of redundancies, workers must be guaranteed full pay on average hours for period of closure  March 16th: Unite Hospitality … Continue reading

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Solution to filling hospitality vacancies is paying more and improving working conditions not lowering salary thresholds

In response to Brexit labour supply pressures, employers must move to make hospitality and tourism attractive sectors for young workers Unite Hospitality Campaign Coordinator, Neil Moore, criticised the UK government’s new hard-right migration controls but also challenged Northern Ireland employers … Continue reading

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