Monthly Archives: May 2022

Moy Park feed mill workers at Randalstown site vote overwhelmingly for strike action over pay and threat to holiday premiums

Unite members at the Moy Park mill in Randalstown have voted by 78 per cent to take strike action in a dispute over pay parity across the business’s Northern Ireland sites. Unite members working as drivers, mill operators and engineers … Continue reading

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Hyster-Yale workforce votes overwhelmingly for industrial action to win living costs pay

Members of Unite the union have voted with a 85.3 percent majority to take strike action in pursuit of cost of living pay increase at Hyster-Yale in Craigavon. The vote signalled the workforce’s rejection as inadequate of a below inflation … Continue reading

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Action needed by Belfast City council to ensure trade union recognition rights after vote to wind down Active Belfast Leisure partnership

Decision by city councillors to end partnership removes only oversight mechanism but union pledges it will not silence voice of workers or challenge to poor management practices The move to wind down ABL runs in direct opposition to the political … Continue reading

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Langford Lodge strikes to go ahead as Unite pursues pay rise and action on equal pay scandal

Unite has notified management at Crumlin-based Langford Lodge that their workers will commence a first week of strike action in pursuit of a pay increase from 00.01am on Thursday 26th May. The union also wants the scandal of unequal pay … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage:  Unite seeks €2 increase to €12.50 from November 1st

Union tells Low Pay Commission aim should be to raise wage floor to 66% of median earnings Low pay is bad for business says Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock Trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, this week … Continue reading

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