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Unite commemorates legacy of LGBT activist, Mark Ashton, by launching a bursary for young people’s solidarity projects

Unite the union will launch its Mark Ashton bursary this evening [7pm, Thursday May 18th] as part of LGBT awareness week. The bursary worth up to £300 will be available is aimed at young people developing projects which shows solidarity … Continue reading

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Call to support Newry ‘Rally Against Hate Crime’ Demonstration

Post-Brexit focus on restricting migrants and failure to legislate for marriage equality are leading to growth of hate-crime Unite the union calls for attendance at rally set for 1pm Saturday, October 15th at Newry Rainbow Centre October 5th: Jimmy Kelly, … Continue reading

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Fermanagh and Cavan Encirc Glass workforce express solidarity with striking colleagues in Chester

Encirc management must adopt a more conciliatory approach to workers taking lawful industrial action Threats and insults to striking workers have no role in modern and progressive industrial relations July 1st: Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for workers at Encirc … Continue reading

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Remarks by Jimmy Kelly at Gaza Solidarity rally

July 26th: Speaking outside the Israeli Embassy in Dublin today, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said the Irish Government’s decision to abstain on last Thursday’s UNHCR vote to establish an independent commission of enquiry into human rights abuses in Gaza … Continue reading

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Unite donates €10,000 to Greyhhound workers’ support fund

Members of Unite and US United Steelworkers union visit picket line Jimmy Kelly says Greyhound workers can count on solidarity of entire trade union movement July 22nd: Speaking during a visit to the Greyhound picket line in Clondalkin today, Unite … Continue reading

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