Tag Archives: #UniteAgainstCuts

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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Most vulnerable face paying the price for political failure

Unite the union strongly opposed to £70 million further cuts to healthcare Western HSC Trust proposals posed to close residential care home in Derry and neo-natal unit in Enniskillen Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for Health in the Western HSCT … Continue reading

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Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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Unite community branches protests against Tory Benefit Sanctions

Fresh Start deal allowed Tories to introduce benefit sanctions threatening devastating consequences for most vulnerable Unite in the Community will protest outside benefits offices across Northern Ireland at noon tomorrow [March 30th] March 29th: Albert Hewitt explained why his union’s … Continue reading

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Road Users left at risk as Northern Ireland Roads Structural Maintenance budget falls by 59% in three year period

Department of Infrastructure confirms Structural Roads Maintenance expenditure budget fell from £131 million in 2013/14 to £54 million in 2015/16 Increasing roads maintenance budget is a better way than corporate tax breaks to secure economic growth across all parts of … Continue reading

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