Tag Archives: Unite NI members

Metro Bus drivers threaten to withdraw bus services after attacks

Warning comes after latest in series of sporadic attacks on Buses last Saturday in the Falls Park area September 25th: Jackie Pollock, Unite deputy Regional Secretary, issued a warning on behalf of his union’s Metro drivers, that they could withdraw … Continue reading

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Direct Earnings Attachments threaten to push low-pay workers out of legal employment

Department for Communities places responsibility on Employers for debt collection relating to social security overpayments Impact on low income households likely severe as guidance allows repayments to 40% of net earnings November 10th: Unite Community Coordinator, Albert Hewitt, expressed his … Continue reading

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NI Ambulance Service management cynically exploiting emergency cover agreement

At 10 pm last night (Thursday 12th March), the NI Ambulance Service announced a major incident. In response, Unite responded by advising its members to return to work.  Kevin McAdam, Unite national officer with responsibility for health explained the union’s … Continue reading

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