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Half a century after pay equality act passed, average pay for women in Northern Ireland remains 10 percent lower than for men

Occupations in which women still predominate such as Carers and Cleaners paid less and treated as lower skilled Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Women’s & Equalities Officer reflected on the fact that today marks a half century since pay equality legislation … Continue reading

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Regional support organisations must receive their fair share of additional funding for domestic and sexual abuse

Unite questions how much of additional £76 million will go to support Nexus, Women’s Aid, Victim Support and Men’s Advisory Project in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Executive must get serious about tackling surge in domestic and sexual abuse by properly resourcing … Continue reading

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Employers must recognise and make adjustments for workers with hidden disabilities

Unite seminar for shop stewards and health & safety reps hears of impact from Fibromyalgia, Autism and Mental health Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Women’s & Equalities Officer explained that her union’s seminar for workplace reps on Hidden Disabilities was a … Continue reading

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Government must properly fund those at front line of supporting female victims of domestic and sexual violence

Unite encourages workers to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to raise awareness Funding for victims’ support has failed to keep pace with record levels of domestic abuse being reported Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Women’s & … Continue reading

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Vote by Westminster in support of Marriage Equality and Reproductive Choice is a historic victory for equality campaigners

Fears Conservative party may seek to limit or restrict impact of decisive Westminster votes Unite Regional Equalities & Women’s Officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the vote by Westminster to adopt an amendment into the second reading of the Northern Ireland (Executive … Continue reading

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