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Welfare Reform mitigations must continue, but the core problem must be addressed.

A bursary has been set up in memory of Lukasz Karpinski, who died in October 2017. Lukasz worked alongside trade unions and with ICTU in Belfast running their Migrant Workers Project.

Following updates on Universal Credit, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has welcomed the U-turn, but says the two-child limit should go for everyone.

Belfast City Hospital are hosting their first Café Menopause next Monday the 14th of January.


Tar Isteach poster

Tar Isteach is running two public information sessions this month about Universal Credit.



A collective statement has been released from Trade Union Joint Secretaries, Anne Speed, Kevin McCabe and Janice Smyth, and Trade Union Chairperson Kevin McAdam.

Are you a budding artist aged 12-21? Design a poster for International Women's Day and you could win £100!

Our Health Heroes award winner

Belfast ward housekeeper and UNISON member Margaret Canavan is named ‘operational support worker of the year’ at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Following on from the Branch Officer Elections held in October we are pleased to welcome our new 2018/2019 branch committee members.

Worried about paying your Winter Fuel Bill? Get help staying warm this winter. With rising fuel costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s winter fuel bills.