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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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Caterpillar’s announcement of plans for up to 700 job losses is a devastating blow to Northern Ireland manufacturing and Larne area economy

Union blasts decision as a ‘scandalous’ profit grab at expense of workers in Northern Ireland as production is set to be outsourced to India Urgent action needed from Stormont must use all available economic and political levers to safeguard highly-skilled … Continue reading

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