Tag Archives: Productivity

IPPR Commission on Economic Justice report identifies key challenges for Northern Ireland’s economy

High-powered report highlights growing geographical and income gaps within UK economy Findings reinforce need for a functioning Executive to deliver a progressive and radical agenda for change September 6th: Jackie Pollock, Deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, responded to the interim … Continue reading

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Unite Policy Conference: Remarks by Jackie Pollock introducing Industrial Strategy debate

Introducing the debate on pensions at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast, Deputy Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said: I would like to open this debate focussing on the strengths of Northern Ireland industry. All too often we are forced … Continue reading

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Draft Programme for Government Framework inadequate to meet the challenges facing Northern Ireland

NI Executive must include targets for Manufacturing employment, R&D Investment, Productivity and Living Wage Unite committed to continued positive engagement with parties to advance growth, equality and reconciliation July 22nd: Speaking as his union submitted their response to the draft … Continue reading

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Unite confirms strike action dates at Newry Builders’ Merchants, Haldane Fisher

Overtime ban and twelve days of strike action to win cost-of-living pay increase at successful business Workers demand to be rewarded for higher productivity and years of pay moderation April 22nd: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, responsible for his union’s … Continue reading

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