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SIPTU and Unite to ballot staff at Waterfront and Ulster Halls for strike action

Belfast City Council owned ‘arms-length’ body fails to honour commitment to workforce Outsourced management seek to create two-tier workforce introducing poverty pay and attacking terms & conditions  October 19th: Speaking together for their respective unions, Niall McNally, SIPTU Organiser; and … Continue reading

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Health Department reversal on £70 million Health Trust cuts is a victory for those who care about our NHS

Department’s latest climb-down was won by a powerful coalition of trade unions and communities standing together Health Department leadership must now initiate a grown-up dialogue about reshaping services based on genuine partnership not sham consultation October 11th: Kevin McAdam, Regional … Continue reading

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Unite suspends planned strike action and protests following CIF decision to enter WRC discussions

CIF accept need for ongoing dispute to be advanced through Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court, where necessary September 6th: Trade union Unite, which represents over 90% of crane operators in Ireland, today (Wednesday) suspended strike action and protests scheduled … Continue reading

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Waste collection workers at Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council to leaflet households over outsourcing

Unite, GMB and NIPSA unions join together to warn outsourcing will diminish bin collection service and threatens bin charges Outsourcing a false economy – meaning lower pay, poorer health & safety and less reponsibility Speaking on behalf of the three … Continue reading

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ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference: Speech by Jimmy Kelly moving Unite motion on Brexit

July 5th: Moving his union’s motion on the need for a coordinated response to the Brexit referendum vote at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: On June 23rd of last … Continue reading

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