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Northern Ireland workers must join a fighting union to secure pay increases and better work-life balance

Northern Ireland men work longest hours in UK, women losing hours as part-time working grows

Average UK wages after inflation lower than what it was twelve years ago, with Northern Ireland wages even lower… 302 more words

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Workers to challenge Causeway Coast & Glens Councillors over failure to address Poverty Pay

Unite members will seek support for Living Wage pay commitment ahead of Coleraine council meeting tomorrow

Unite Regional Officer Gareth Scott confirmed his union’s members would seek to engage councillors at Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council over their failure to pay all workers a Living Wage. 260 more words

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Why I'm voting Labour

Jesus told a story about a group of people on zero-hours contracts. Well, not exactly, I’m paraphrasing, but I think this captures it.

Anyway, this group of people would turn up at their Agency first thing in the morning, hoping there would be work for them. 980 more words

Women & Children Paying the Price for the Austerity Agenda

The austerity agenda of the UK Government which is driving cuts to those who can claim welfare benefits is pushing more women and children into poverty. 856 more words

Orkney News

Tackling Fuel Poverty in Orkney: Have Your Say

Orkney has the highest rate of fuel poverty in Scotland at 63% and yet all around us we see wind turbines birling in the almost constant wind that wheechts across our islands. 570 more words

Orkney News

Make May Day Pay Day!

Dear Labour Party Comrades,

The purpose of this email is to encourage you to mobilise the Barnsley Labour Party membership to support our demonstration and rally on Saturday April 29th which is called to back the Labour Party policy of a £10 an hour living wage. 396 more words