Tag Archives: Tax Credits

National Minimum Wage should increase to a Living Wage for all

Unite blasts inadequacy of today’s minimum wage increase as well as Tory ‘sham’ Living Wage Employers such as Lidl must treat Northern Ireland workers on basis of equality October 1st: Jimmy Kelly, Ireland Secretary, expressed his union’s dismay at the … Continue reading

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Osborne’s onslaught on tax credits will disproportionately impact Northern Ireland

If adopted in Northern Ireland, plans to scrap student maintenance grants would exclude a generation of working class youth from higher education Unite will initiate a campaign to raise wages and maintain workers’ income through industrial action  July 8th: Speaking … Continue reading

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