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Feet on the street needed at The People’s Kitchen march and demonstration over rising death toll among Belfast homeless

What: March and Demonstration for action on homeless crisis When: 2pm Saturday 23 July 2022 Where: Demonstration gathering point at 1 Antrim Road, Belfast with march to City Hall. Unite the union is lending its support to a demonstration and march in Belfast … Continue reading

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Stormont must ensure Covid protections extend to Hospitality workers

Unite the union calls for clarity on any hospitality shutdown, mandates for social distancing and face coverings, and a support package providing 100 percent furlough and 100 percent sick pay Stormont Executive must end its close association with hospitality bosses … Continue reading

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Disgraceful Assembly debate on licensing hours extension confirms Stormont Executive does not prioritise needs of hospitality workers

Amendments to include protections for bar and hospitality workers are ruled out of order by Assembly chair Commenting on today’s Assembly debate on the Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill, Neil Moore, Hospitality Organiser for Unite the Union said:  … Continue reading

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Vital that the Stormont Executive prioritises public transport workers for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Unite the union deputy Regional Secretary Davy Thompson urged action by the Northern Ireland Executive to prioritise frontline workers in public transport for the rollout of vaccination against Covid-19. “Unite represents the overwhelming majority of bus and rail workers in … Continue reading

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Hospitality Workers’ safety and livelihoods must not be used as a bargaining chip or political football by bosses or politicians

Union condemns attempts by bosses to reopen illegally and against medical advice Unite Hospitality organiser, Neil Moore, issued a warning to hospitality bosses who had publicly announced that they would open their doors regardless of any decision by Stormont on … Continue reading

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