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Women in Northern Ireland continue to be denied rights and protections afforded to women in all other parts of UK

Westminster must legislate to extend gender pay gap disclosure duty to employers in Northern Ireland March 8th: Speaking on International Women’s Day, Unite Regional Women’s & Equalities Officer, Taryn Trainor, called on Westminster to legislate to vindicate the rights and … Continue reading

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Workers maintaining roads and water courses are being denied fair holiday pay

Unite questions whether failure to address payments irregularity is due to absence of an Executive Minister At least one thousand workers across Roads Service, Rivers Agency and Forestry Service denied holiday pay based on Working Time Regulations act December 13th: … Continue reading

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Politicians to hear workers’ concerns over Schlumberger closure proposal

Workers from Schlumberger’s production facility in Newtownabbey will raise their concerns directly with local political leaders at an event organised by Unite the union.   December 6th: Under corporate management plans, Schlumberger’s site in Northern Ireland is scheduled for closure … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland’s health service must benefit from budget bonus with, or without, Executive

Chancellor of Exchequer announces £2.8 billion increase to UK NHS funding Moves to break one percent pay cap must be extended to all Northern Ireland healthcare workers Responding to the UK budget announcement of an additional £2.8 billion for the … Continue reading

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Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey pledges to raise issue of Boeing’s failure to engage Canadian government with sister unions

The government, DUP and Sinn Fein must step up to defend right to invest in vital manufacturing sector and fully use their leverage to defend Belfast jobs  September 18th: Unite the union’s General Secretary Len McCluskey added his support to Bombardier’s Belfast … Continue reading

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