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Striking Belfast Taxi admin workers win support of public and solidarity of taxi drivers

All but five of the 160 taxi drivers refuse to cross striking workers’ picket line Belfast Taxis must address fact that some of their lowest paid workers haven’t receive pay increase in years March 14th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, … Continue reading

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Tory trade deal with US must not be at expense of Northern Ireland jobs

Remarks made by International Trade Secretary Liam Fox on opening UK poultry market to low-cost US competition raise concerns Tory desperation to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with US cannot be allowed to threaten Northern Ireland’s Agri-food industry July 26th: … Continue reading

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Victory for campaign for free access to English NHS abortions for Northern Ireland women

This is only a stop-gap solution; Northern Ireland women deserve full equality Westminster must legislate for proper reproductive healthcare including abortion and respect NI women’s human rights  June 29th: Taryn Trainor, Unite Equality Officer, welcomed the commitment by the Westminster … Continue reading

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UK Parliamentary election result is a decisive rejection of failed austerity politics

Unite will continue to campaign against Tory cuts and for a programme of economic investment Young voters responded to Labour’s progressive manifesto which offered hope for a generation abandoned by politicians for far too long June 9th: Jimmy Kelly, Unite … Continue reading

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Workers’ rights must be protected in Brexit process, by a functioning local Assembly

Parties must recommit themselves to power-sharing in order to ensure Northern Ireland’s interests secured Union calls for all Assembly parties to commit to retaining all EU protections for workers and to rescind oppressive anti-union legislation March 31st: Unite Ireland Secretary, … Continue reading

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