Monthly Archives: May 2021

Bread shortages in Northern Ireland likely this weekend as Hovis workers confirm all-out strike action to proceed

Management offer of a 3 percent pay increase rejected by workforce reps as it does not deliver on Northern Ireland workforce pay parity with Hovis workers in Great Britain Post-Brexit difficulties in marketplace as a result of red tape barriers … Continue reading

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Warnings of possibility of bread shortages in Northern Ireland as Unite members in Hovis vote overwhelmingly for strike action

Pickets set to be deployed at Hovis’ South Belfast site from 6am Friday May 14th with commencement of all-out strike action   Bread production workers who are seeking a 10 percent pay increase, vote with a 90.5 percent majority for strike … Continue reading

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RSA accused of introducing ‘essential worker’ self-declaration without consultation

Unite warns that ability of learner drivers to self-declare may undermine public health measures Driving instructors concerned at GDPR implications of new system May 5th: Unite, which represents Approved Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) accused the Road Safety Authority … Continue reading

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May Day message from Jackie Pollock: Workers stand stronger when we stand together

After workers have kept public services and the economy going – there can be no going back to exploitation Workers need to unite to defend themselves from opportunist employers and secure improvements In a speech marking International Workers’ Day, Unite … Continue reading

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