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Michael Craig explains the need for a Union for the Unemployed at Strabane Area Trade Union Council’s AGM and expands on the battle for Cold Weather Payments

As if the unemployed and the sick did not get it hard enough, being used as the scapegoats for all the ills of the economy, our Department of Social Development led by Minister Alex Attwood, has decided that it will discriminate against some of its ‘customers’ when it comes to distributing ‘cold weather payments’. ‘A … Continue reading