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Solidarity rally to demand St Mary’s and other Sisters of Charity facilities remain open and provide continuity of care to residents

WHAT: Socially-distanced protest to demand Caritas and St Mary’s centres remain open                                                               WHERE: St Mary’s Centre Nursing Home, Merrion Road, Dublin 4WHEN: TOMORROW 1pm, Wednesday August 26th 2020 Unite Regional Officer, Willie Quigley, called for the public to back struggling workers … Continue reading

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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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