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Update for Members Employed in Antrim & Newtownabbey Council

Dec 09 2020, 13:17    NIPSA

Trade Union Side recently met with the CEO and Directors following a meeting with Councillors in early December. The Council put forward this message to Councillors: In order to avoid the imposition of significant rates increases next year on local residents and businesses who are already experiencing financial difficulties, as a result of the anticipated economic crisis arising from the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Council had reluctantly agreed to introduce a package of measures …


  • Election of General Council for 2021-2022 Nomination of Candidates    NIPSA This article sets out the procedures for making nominations for election to NIPSA’s General Council for the 2021-22 year i.e. the new General Council takes office immediately after NIPSA’s Annual Conference in June 2021. Branches need to take immediate action to ensure nominations …
  • NIPSA Condemns Paramilitary Threats Against Workers    NIPSA Statement on Behalf of NIPSA in Relation to Recent Threats to Journalists “On behalf of NIPSA’s 42,000 members I wish to extend our abhorrence at yet again journalists who are doing their job are attacked by those who lurk in the shadows. “No-one should be threatened for doing …
  • Branch Meeting: Branch 521    NIPSA Wednesday 9 December at 7.00 p.m. | Branch AGM via Zoom: Please confirm attendance RSVP to nipsa521@hotmail.comand for Zoom details.
  • International Men's Day: Thursday 19 November 2020    NIPSA There’s a quote we all know too well from Forest Gump ‘Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get’. While we can have a laugh when we read it there’s a lot of truth in it, life sometimes throws all kinds of different things at us. …
  • Outburst Queer Arts Festival – 14 to 21 November 2020    NIPSA The 14th anniversary of Outburst Queer Arts Festival is taking place this week. Here is a link to the on-line events. Geraldine Alexander Assistant Secretary
  • Transgender Awareness Week – 16 to 22 November 2020    NIPSA Transgender NI have launched Transgender Awareness Week. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic they have not been able to run their normal course of events. However, they are planning some community action on the health care crisis which they will be launching via Twitter, click …
  • Covid-19: The Work of the Union Continues Despite the Challenges    NIPSA The last 9 months have turned the world of work and our lives upside down. Members, representatives and staff have had to rise to the challenge and I am proud to say, as is NIPSA’s General Council, that NIPSA has lead the challenge on behalf of members across the union. We have members …
  • Press Release: DFC Minister's Announcement on Social Housing    NIPSA NIPSA, the largest Public Service Union representing staff in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, cautiously welcomes the recent announcement from the DFC Minister in respect of Social Housing need and the need to invest in not only building new houses but also protecting and maintaining …