Monthly Archives: November 2019

Unite members at ABP declare victory after determined industrial action yields results

Improved offer secures no change to start times, RPI plus (forecasted) uplift for two years, payslip transparency and opens mediated negotiations on improvements to holiday pay, toilet breaks and finish times In Unite the union workplace ballot 94 percent vote … Continue reading

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Unite negotiating with Bamford to ensure continuity of employment and terms and conditions for Wrightbus workers

Commitment made by new management to union that the future will be based on permanent, direct employed staff Unite Regional Officer for Wrightbus, George Brash, welcomed confirmation that Bamford would be opening a recruitment process to take on additional workers … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unite members to ballot for industrial action

November 14th:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Thursday) announced that members had unanimously decided to ballot for industrial action.  The move follows the company’s decision to issue redundancy notices without having consulted the unions involved either before … Continue reading

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Trussell Trust figures show a staggering 214 percent increase in demand for emergency food supplies over five years in Northern Ireland

Unite community will raise demand for scrapping of Universal Credit as a core issue of concern in upcoming election Food bank stats expose total inadequacy of ‘fig-leaf’ mitigations package negotiated by Northern Ireland Executive parties Albert Hewitt, Unite Community Coordinator … Continue reading

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As Delfin pickets resume tomorrow, unrest in sector spreads with dispute at IBAT

November 10th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) announced that pickets will resume tomorrow at Delfin English School while members in IBAT have also voted to take industrial action and will be holding a series of … Continue reading

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