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Fermanagh and Omagh District Council becomes third in Northern Ireland to become a Living Wage employer

Unite Regional Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, calls on other councils to follow-suit and lead fight against poverty pay

Decision reflects growing confidence of trade union movement in council area… 254 more words

Press Releases

Lowest-paid will be biggest winners from forthcoming round of private sector pay claims

Minimum wage workers set to benefit by 50 cent per hour in bid to tackle poverty pay

November 17th: Workers earning the Minimum Wage of €9.15 per hour – whose hourly pay will be increased by just 10c per hour from January – are set to benefit by five times as much, or 50 cent per hour, if private sector trade unions succeed in their 2017 pay claims.  374 more words

Unite ROI

Public meeting: Young Workers and Trade Unions

Hannah David PCS
Jo Galazka Unite

7.30pm on Wednesday 30th November 2016

Tony Benn House, Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AY

All welcome.

A leaflet about our meeting is here… 129 more words

Events

Low pay, high dependency

In these posts here and here we discussed the wealth disparity between Wales and the rest of the UK, most notably London.

We looked at wealth creation and disposable income. 1,026 more words

Economy

What does ‘decent work’ mean to low-paid workers?

Working practices and how to improve them

When it comes to work, it’s not just the level of pay that matters to employees but the broader quality of employment. 1,083 more words

Employment

Paying a realistic living wage in the voluntary sector is a step in the right direction

I think most of us would agree that overall, the voluntary sector is not well paid. It was therefore refreshing to learn that a number of large funding organisations are now… 572 more words

Policy And Government