Tag Archives: Susan Fitzgerald

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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Unite calls on DHL supply chain workforce at Spirit Aerosystems to vote for industrial action over threatened real terms pay cut

Industrial action at DHL would paralyse production at Spirit sites in Northern Ireland Unite the union which represents workers employed by DHL supply chain working at Spirit Aerosystems sites in Northern Ireland is calling on its members to vote for … Continue reading

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How many more have to die on the streets before Communities Minister and Housing Executive deliver on promises for supported accommodation for women?

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey and NI Housing Executive Chief Executive Grainia Long are ‘dodging’ Unite’s requests for a meeting on issue Former Regina Coeli House worker challenges Legion of Mary to make old building available as a hostel for vulnerable … Continue reading

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Unite members vote with a 90 percent majority for strike action in demand of improved pay at Spirit Aerosystems

Strike action likely to proceed at all Spirit sites unless management responds with a pay offer that protects workers from surging price rises  Unite the union, which represents the majority of workers at Spirit Aerosystems in Belfast, confirm that its members have voted … Continue reading

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Union expresses revulsion at decision by Regina Coeli House management committee to sack hostel workers

Five workers sacked despite employer assurances they would not receive a decision until next week Unite question if dismissal was designed to avoid paying meagre redundancy to employees  Workers at Regina Coeli House who are now into the seventh week … Continue reading

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