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With less than 48 hours left until tens of thousands face a cliff-edge on their incomes, hospitality workers demand Stormont Executive introduces a full wage support package for the sector

Frontline workers in bars, restaurants and hotels likely to be thrown into misery by latest closure, coming after months of reduced hours and being paid only 80 percent of an already low wage Following today’s Executive announcement that hospitality businesses … Continue reading

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Stormont Executive must provide additional wage protections for hospitality workers they have locked out of their workplaces

Without supports latest shutdown by Stormont Executive will result in a second wave of redundancies and reductions to incomes Existing UK government’s job support scheme provides hospitality workers with only two thirds of their average hourly wage of £8.84 Speaking … Continue reading

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Protesting aviation workers vow to continue their campaign to ‘Keep Northern Ireland connected’

Stormont must protect jobs and skills, and regional connectivity, by securing a bespoke package for Northern Ireland George Brash, Unite Regional Officer for his union’s membership in the aviation and airport sectors demanded Stormont Ministers act on the threat to … Continue reading

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Collins Aerospace job losses blow highlights urgent need for Stormont Aerospace rescue plan

Management plans for 235 redundancies at Kilkeel site as Covid downturn impacts demand for aerospace production Stormont must bring forward furlough extension to enable vital skills retention and enable upskilling for future growth Kieran Ellison, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility … Continue reading

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Hospitality and tourism workers protest at Stormont to demand a say in their sectors’ reopening

Socially-distanced protest set at Parliament Buildings today [July 21st at 1pm] to include attendance by workers in health and manufacturing Members of Unite will hand in a letter to Economy Minister Diane Dodds demanding an urgent meeting on the need to secure … Continue reading

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