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Brendan Ogle: Ideological Budget puts enriching the few above the needs of the many

Package offers little for working people Unite’s Senior Officer in the Republic of Ireland, Brendan Ogle, has said that Tuesday’s Budget was an “ideologically driven package” which offers little to working people and “further embeds the pattern of public crises … Continue reading

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Public housing must be centrepiece of Budget 2019

Unite calls for broadening of tax base, massive investment in public housing October 7th: Unite today issued a Pre-Budget Comment outlining the union’s priorities for Budget 2019.  Pointing out that the Government has not only declined to use all its … Continue reading

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ICTU BDC: Brexit, banking and healthcare among topics addressed by Unite delegates

Workers must not pay the price for a Tory Brexit says Jimmy Kelly July 5th: On the second day of the ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Brexit was one of the topics dominating debate.  Moving Unite’s motion on Brexit … Continue reading

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Unite in the community launch campaign to defend library access

Union warns of possibility that temporary cut to library summer opening hours may become permanent 38 Degrees online petition demands a Functioning Executive reverse cuts to library opening hours June 5th: Speaking on the launch of Unite in the Community’s … Continue reading

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Unite vows to defend pension rights, public sector workers

Pension age increase does not take account of glaring health inequalities Varadkar warned on strike restriction Unite successes in reversing NI public sector cuts highlighted May 23rd: This afternoon’s debate at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast focussed on … Continue reading

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