Monthly Archives: April 2022

NI Local Authorities: stop misleading the public and use your powers to provide real pay improvement

As Unite members in councils, education and housing across Northern Ireland continue strike action, the union has hit out at the misinformation from the employers.  The workers are on strike in pursuit of a pay increase to recover earnings lost … Continue reading

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Education Authority challenged by Unite to end ‘poverty pay’ as strike action recommences

As education workers return to picket-lines this morning, Unite the union called on the Education Authority to engage in talks to end poverty pay in Northern Ireland’s school services. The union emphasized that, despite Education Authority’s claims its hands are … Continue reading

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Hospitality: Unite meets with Tanaiste’s officials to discuss service charges

Service charges must go to those providing the service “Unclear policy is usually unfair” says Unite General Secretary April 24th: Unite, which represents hospitality workers throughout Ireland, recently met with officials in the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment to … Continue reading

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Strike action by bus drivers at Translink deferred after employers make revised pay offer

Unions representing bus drivers working for Ulsterbus and Metro services, Unite the union and the GMB,  announced the deferral of planned strike action due to commence this coming Monday [April 25] after negotiations led to a revised pay offer from … Continue reading

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Unite confirms further dates for strike action for pay increase by council, education and housing workers in Northern Ireland

Strike action set to continue over a two week period spanning end of April and early May Following on from strike action taken by Unite members at Councils, the Education Authority, NI Housing Executive, Further Education colleges, Schools and youth service, the … Continue reading

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