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Craigavon protest called over threat by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough to outsource leisure services

£3.2 million of ratepayers money has been wasted on consultants threatening a possible 14 percent rates hike post-election Work force representatives from the GMB, NIPSA and UNITE unions who represent the workforce in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council … Continue reading

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Jobstown: Unite welcomes vindication of right to protest

Verdict must signal end to political policing June 29th:  Unite today welcomed the ‘Not Guilty’ verdict in the Jobstown trial as a ‘vindication of the right to protest’.  Commenting, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said he hoped that the verdict … Continue reading

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Workers to challenge Causeway Coast & Glens Councillors on Poverty Pay

Unite members will seek support for Living Wage pay commitment ahead of Coleraine council meeting tonight [Tuesday, June 27th 6pm] June 27th: Unite Regional Officer Gareth Scott confirmed his union’s members would seek to engage councillors at Causeway Coast & … Continue reading

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Southern HSCT plans to slash Daisy Hill A&E a disaster waiting to happen

Unite industrial and community branches to join protests at coming SHSCT Board meeting Creeping closure of A&E unit and downgrading of Daisy Hill engineered to open door to private sector providers Unite Regional Officer Kevin McAdam announced that his union … Continue reading

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Protests in Derry and Waterford demand Schivo Chief Executive meets union over Maydown job losses and union-busting

Fifteen redundancies announced at Maydown Precision Engineering since transfer to Schivo  Management withhold approximately £10,000 of union membership dues paid by workforce  August 27th: Trade union Unite has led protests at Waterford and Derry over union-busting behaviour  at Derry-based Maydown … Continue reading

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