The Public Health Agency’s latest update on the UK hepatitis outbreak confirms 9 children have been confirmed to have the disease. In a statement the PHA said it was continuing to work with counterparts in other jurisdictions as part of a UK-wide investigation being led by the UK Health Security
TRANSLINK BUS STRIKE SUSPENDED TOMORROW AFTER LAST DITCH TALKS The GMB Union has released a statement announcing the suspension of the bus strike following a new pay offer. As a gesture of goodwill, industrial action has been suspended until workers have voted on the new offer, says GMB Union: “The
Northern Ireland’s Children’s Commissioner says children and young people must not suffer as a result of transport strikes. Koulla Yiasouma released a statement in response to confirmation that Translink bus drivers would be on strike from 17 – 23 May after unsuccessful pay negotiations. Me Yiasouma said she supported workers’
NSPCC Northern Ireland is welcoming back the HACK (Hike Against Cruelty to Kids) to raise money to support the charity’s flagship Childhood Day. The event will take place on Saturday 28th May in the beautiful coastal town of Newcastle, County Down. Walkers will cover an 8km route, including Northern Ireland’s highest mountain,
Members of teaching union NASUWT will begin their action short of strike action on Monday 9th May, it has been confirmed. One of the largest teaching unions in Northern Ireland, its members voted “overwhelmingly” in favour of industrial action, with 98% in support of action short of strike action and
One of Northern Ireland’s largest teaching unions says its members have voted “overwhelmingly” in favour of industrial action. Members of NASUWT voted in support of industrial action, with 98% in support of action short of strike action, while 81% of ballot papers returned had voted in support of strike action.