Tag Archives: #Unite4Equalities

Public transport remains the safest mode of transport for female passengers, but this needs to be true for workers as well

Translink management must adopt a no tolerance approach to better support staff attacked in the workplace  Figures confirm Translink employees continue to be on the receiving end of verbal and physical assaults November 12th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer … Continue reading

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Victory for campaign for free access to English NHS abortions for Northern Ireland women

This is only a stop-gap solution; Northern Ireland women deserve full equality Westminster must legislate for proper reproductive healthcare including abortion and respect NI women’s human rights  June 29th: Taryn Trainor, Unite Equality Officer, welcomed the commitment by the Westminster … Continue reading

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NI Executive Office must intervene to support NICEM and safeguard voice of ethnic minorities

Union recognises vital role played by NICEM in empowering the participation of ethnic minorities in policy formation Nothing to fear from constructive, evidence-based criticism where it is merited November 2nd: Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Equality Officer demanded that the First … Continue reading

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Call for NIC-ICTU to publicly condemn prosecution of young woman for taking abortion pills

Unite challenges other trade unions to adopt ‘pro-choice’ positions Right to abortion is a class issue – unacceptable that Northern Ireland is only part of United Kingdom where it is unlawful April 13th: Speaking at the Northern Ireland Committee of … Continue reading

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Unite joins with Translink and Women’s Aid in launching the White Ribbon campaign to end violence to women

Translink staff in Ulsterbus, Metro and NI Rail will wear white ribbons for sixteen days Campaign to be launched at Metro Station, Queen Street, Belfast tomorrow (Wednesday, 25th November) at 11.30am Unite Equality Officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the strength of … Continue reading

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