Tag Archives: Unite

Workers at Newry, Mourne and Down district council to be balloted on strike action

Staff protest confirmed for upcoming council meeting at Downshire Civic Centre, Downpatrick on Monday, 3rd September All four unions representing employees to bring forward unprecedented, joint consultative ballot on industrial action August 27th: Alan Perry, chair of the Joint Trade … Continue reading

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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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