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Mental Health Awareness week: employers must make reasonable adjustments and accommodate those caring for people with mental health illness

Unpredictability of mental health problems leaves parents and carers needing employment flexibility at times of crisis Latest statistics show increasing numbers of children being referred to Mental Health specialists May 14th: Unite Equality Officer, Taryn Trainor, called on employers to … Continue reading

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Council must take back control of Leisure Centres, not conduct another delaying review

Unite in discussions with NIPSA on next steps in workforce campaign to reverse outsourcing After success of Falls and Shankill United Workers March, action not more words needed from Belfast City Council April 10th: Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, welcomed … Continue reading

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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ comments offer no assurance to Northern Ireland workers

Statement that US ITC interim judgement will take account of changed circumstances is just what would be expected during a visit to London US Commerce Secretary should find time in his five-day visit to meet with representatives of NI workforce … Continue reading

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Time for an industrial strategy that will safeguard jobs and skills in Northern Ireland

If Northern Ireland parties won’t act – UK government must intervene and bring forward effective industrial strategy Government must adopt interventionist approach to safeguard Northern Ireland jobs and skills Following the announcement of more than five hundred job losses in … Continue reading

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Schlumberger announce plans to close Newtownabbey site with loss of more than 220 jobs

Concern that closure proposal is an unjustified attempt to lower costs at workers’ expense Unite will seek explanation why Northern Ireland site will be closed as opposed to other locations October 26th: Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Industrial Officer, reacted to … Continue reading

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