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Big city investors can’t wash their hands of Caterpillar’s mistreatment of Northern Ireland workers

Unite brings workers’ campaign to London offices of Vanguard, Blackrock and State Street, who hold more than a fifth of Caterpillar’s stock Caterpillar pay cut and compulsory overtime for Northern Ireland workers makes total mockery of ethical claims The general … Continue reading

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Unite English Language Teachers to hold socially-distanced protest against unsafe reopening of schools

Unite English Language Teachers to protest the early and unsafe re-opening of the English Language Education sector.  When: Monday, July 19th 1pm Where: Department of Further and Higher Education, Malborough Street, Dublin 1 Unite’s English Language Teachers’ branch last night [July 14th] voted to call a … Continue reading

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Queens University workers hold socially-distanced protests as campaign for wage justice intensifies

Unite reiterates that contrary to QUB excuses, its legal advice confirms their members working in the Students Union are eligible for furlough payments On a day when a number of socially-distanced protests in support of Students’ union workers were held … Continue reading

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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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