Monthly Archives: August 2022

Strike action called at Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council after council bosses fail to deliver pay increase.

Unite the union notifies council of continuous strike action starting 6thSeptember 2022. After the breakdown of talks involving all three representative trade unions, Unite, GMB and NIPSA, strike action is now set to proceed at Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council. … Continue reading

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Union issues strike notice after Northern Ireland Housing Executive fails to up pay offer.

Four week strike will have severe impact on housing services.  Strike involving 300 Unite members will start on Monday 5 September. Unite the union has confirmed that it has given the Northern Ireland Housing Executive seven day notice of a … Continue reading

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Haldane Fisher workers win 12 percent pay increase from bosses and remove threat of strike action

Unite the union’s members at leading timber and building merchants vote with 78.4% majority to accept pay deal providing 12 percent increase over fifteen months In July Unite members working at Haldane Fisher, Northern Ireland’s leading timber and building merchants, … Continue reading

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Premier Periclase must be fast-tracked for assistance under new scheme

Management and government urged to work with unions to secure jobs Trade unions Unite and Connect, which represent workers at the Drogheda magnesia plant Premier Periclase, have welcomed the news that the European Commission last week approved a scheme of … Continue reading

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Sharon Graham says Mid Ulster council workers’ strike action won the day

Pay win secured after workers notified bosses of intent to move to all-out action after conclusion of four week strike The Win: two fully-consolidated pay grade increases and a one off payment of £750 above the bare National pay offer Unite’s … Continue reading

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