Unite members accept improved pay offer at Builders’ Merchants, Haldane Fisher in Newry

PayUpNIIndustrial action including overtime ban and twelve planned strike days called off

Improved offer includes 2.5% pay increase and additional paid holiday

April 28th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, welcomed the outcome of negotiations at which a significantly improved pay offer was made to his union’s membership:

“This is a good result for our members who will gain a significantly improved pay increase this year, as well as an additional paid holiday.

“The negotiations followed a ballot where workers voted for strike action with a 90% majority in a vote with an 82% turnout.                                                                                        

“We have called off the twelve days of strike action and the overtime ban planned. This offer is the first step towards ensuring workers at Haldane-Fisher receive a fair share of the company’s recent success and reflects the long-term commitment and loyalty demonstrated by workers to this company”, Mr Smyth concluded.

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