Monthly Archives: January 2020

Expanding order book for Wrightbus hydrogen-bus confirms workers were correct to fight

Wrightbus employment rises into the hundreds as orders for new hydrogen-buses roll in to fill out order book Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock welcomed the fact that employment at Wrightbus since its acquisition by Bamford has now risen very substantially … Continue reading

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Bord na Móna: Dáil hopefuls to attend Shannonbridge rally on Saturday

Election candidates urged to support workers and communities January 30th: General Election candidates will be among those attending a rally organised by Bord na Móna workers and pensioners in Shannonbridge this coming Saturday (February 1st) at 2 pm. Speaking ahead … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot members working at Allied Bakeries in Belfast on strike action over pay dispute

Existing pay offer from management is blasted as an insult to lowly-paid workers Sean McKeever, Regional Officer, confirmed his union was proceeding to ballot its members in Allied Bakeries after the latest management pay offer was rejected by the workforce … Continue reading

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Hovis workers vote to end industrial action and accept inflation-busting four percent pay offer 

Improved pay offer made by management two days before all-out strike action was set to commence after workforce voted 88 percent for industrial action Sean McKeever, Regional Officer, welcomed his members’ success in winning a significant uplift to their pay … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot membership working in Hovis on significantly improved pay offer

Shop stewards suspend pending all-out strike action planned to commence Friday after company makes new offer Sean McKeever, Unite Regional Officer, confirmed that his union would be balloting members on a fresh pay offer made by the company’s management in … Continue reading

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