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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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HSE must guarantee future of all services at Dungarvan’s St Joseph’s Hospital

Unite concerned at reported closure of Dungarvan unit Unite, which represents care workers in St Joseph’s Hospital in Dungarvan, today  expressed concern at reports that the HSE intends closing one of the units in the hospital.  Speaking ahead of a … Continue reading

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Welcome for Department’s three-month extension for fixed-contract Youth Workers

Department of Education confirms more than one hundred fixed-term youth workers will have their contracts extended to the end of June 2017 Political parties now need to agree re-establishment of a functioning Executive to secure vital public services March 24th: … Continue reading

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MABS: Unite fearful for future of vital service

Funding body must engage with union March 12th: Unite, which represents the majority of staff working for the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS), today expressed concern at the lack of consultation in advance of the proposed restructuring of the … Continue reading

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