Monthly Archives: June 2015

JBS acquisition of Moy Park from Marfrig must ensure job security and reward Northern Ireland workforce

Union will seek ‘loyalty bonus’ payment for workers as part of transfer June 23rd: Unite’s Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, who has responsibility for more than three thousand workers in Moy Park in Northern Ireland confirmed his union was seeking an … Continue reading

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RSA: Unite contrasts award to former CEO with losses suffered by employees

June 22nd: Commenting on the decision by the Employment Appeals Tribunal to award former RSA Chief Executive Philip Smith € 1.25 million for constructive dismissal, Unite Regional Officer Colm Quinlan said that the union’s members in RSA would be surprised … Continue reading

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Waterford Crystal: payments to proceed in accordance with settlement

Documentation due to be issued by DSP and Mercer June 19th: Trade union Unite today issued the following statement with regard to the Waterford Crystal pension case: “Matters relating to payment of the settlement terms are proceeding as agreed and … Continue reading

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University of Ulster announcement is latest blow to education and skills base

NI Executive parties must choose to invest in skills and education to secure long-term economic future Reducing places at local Universities further reduces access for working-class children June 18th: Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, Davy Thompson, expressed his union’s concerns over … Continue reading

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Unite: Recovery bypassing women as cuts continue

Lone parents and rape victims latest casualties of ‘gendered austerity’ Cuts highlight need for equality budgeting June 18th: Trade union Unite today said that the cuts to lone parents’ payments and to funding for the Rape Crisis Network are just … Continue reading

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