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Professor John Barry of Queens University launches an open letter in support of Harland & Wolff workforce

Calls by unions for nationalisation of the shipyard are perfectly consistent with action on climate John Barry, Professor of Green Political Economy at Queens University Belfast today launched an open letter urging academics, politicians and the wider public to back … Continue reading

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Announced cuts to advanced nursing training will have drastic long-term impact

Training places for health visitor district nursing and advanced practitioners will be halved Cuts will impact school nurse numbers leaving vulnerable children at risk June 22nd: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for the Health sector in Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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No justification for QUB management proposal to increase fees

NI Executive must take control of funding provided for higher education to ensure working-class children are not excluded Proposals to increase fees further indefensible at a time when senior management draw six figure salaries and students are leaving with five … Continue reading

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Minister Farry must intervene on University proposals which threaten compulsory redundancies

University of Ulster has told Unite that unless they can secure sufficient voluntary redundancies, they too will require compulsory redundancies Announcement of forced job losses at Queen’s makes nonsense of NI Executive promises that public sector Exit Scheme would be … Continue reading

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