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Politicians and employers must consult with hospitality workers and their unions to make sure reopening is safe and successful

Executive announcement comes as welcome relief but hospitality workers need clarity on safety measures and timetable Decision to bring forward reopening date ahead of schedule demonstrates Executive does not have a plan for reopening Reacting to this afternoon’s Executive announcement … Continue reading

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Queens University Students Union workers celebrate major win as management u-turn delivers 100 percent furlough, backdated to November

Unite signs agreement with University authorities after Students Union workers vote overwhelmingly to accept offer Welcoming the success of his union’s members, Unite hospitality organiser Neil Moore, said: “This is a huge result for our members who were employed as … Continue reading

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Queens University must avail of eleventh hour opportunity to furlough students union workers to avoid escalating campaign for wage justice

HMRC officials stand ready to receive application from Queens to furlough and backdate payments for student union workers ahead of midnight deadline Unite legal department letter highlights that HMRC guidelines have been changed to remove any impediment to use of … Continue reading

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With less than 48 hours left until tens of thousands face a cliff-edge on their incomes, hospitality workers demand Stormont Executive introduces a full wage support package for the sector

Frontline workers in bars, restaurants and hotels likely to be thrown into misery by latest closure, coming after months of reduced hours and being paid only 80 percent of an already low wage Following today’s Executive announcement that hospitality businesses … Continue reading

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Stormont Executive must provide additional wage protections for hospitality workers they have locked out of their workplaces

Without supports latest shutdown by Stormont Executive will result in a second wave of redundancies and reductions to incomes Existing UK government’s job support scheme provides hospitality workers with only two thirds of their average hourly wage of £8.84 Speaking … Continue reading

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