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Workers commence 24-7 work-in occupation of Regina Coeli House in West Belfast

Staff and residents at hostel for homeless women demand urgent intervention by Communities’ Minister Deirdre Hargey Unite industrial and community members establish a solidarity camp outside the Regina Coeli Workers at Regina Coeli House have commenced a 24-7 ‘work-in’ occupation … Continue reading

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Unite seeks urgent meeting with Communities’ Minister over impending closure of Regina Coeli Women’s Hostel in West Belfast

Minimum pay workers receive notice of pending redundancy for February 27th at only women-only facility offering accommodation and addiction support for homeless in Northern Ireland Regina Coeli house, at Lakeglen avenue in West Belfast, has provided a refuge to homeless and … Continue reading

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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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