Monthly Archives: November 2021

Simultaneous strikes to hit Foyle port complex tomorrow

Workers at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port demanding pay increase Essential workers kept goods moving during pandemic Unite members at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port will be taking strike action tomorrow (Monday) in pursuit of pay increases.  It will … Continue reading

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Burke Shipping Services workers striking today

Low-paid essential workers seek pay parity with rest of sector Unite members working for Burke Shipping Services are taking strike action today (Friday) in pursuit of a pay increase to bring them into line with comparable workers in the sector.  Workers … Continue reading

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Union members at Foyle Port to strike Monday 29th in protest against employers extending pay freeze.

Unite union survey shows almost every worker at the Port and their families are struggling to make ends meet and now face a second year of poverty pay. November 24th: The dispute follows management’s decision to reject workers’ modest demand for … Continue reading

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Strike threat at Burke Shipping Services on Friday

Low-paid essential workers kept services afloat during pandemic November 23rd: Unite, which represents members working for Burke Shipping Services, today (Tuesday) announced that workers are set to take strike action on Friday 26 November, with a further day of action … Continue reading

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Unite the union Champions Cup to be rescheduled for 2022 

November 19th: In light of the current COVID-19 situation on both sides of the border, Unite the union has asked the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association to postpone the Unite the union Champions Cup tournament until 2022 and … Continue reading

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