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ABP Lurgan strike: 240 workers stand firm against low pay and anti-family hours

Parties set to engage at LRA following today’s action Workers heartened by community and union support November 4th: 240 Unite members at ABP Lurgan, spanning six different nationalities, have been on the picket line since 6 am this morning (Monday) … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unions not consulted over proposed redundancies

Unite and Siptu write to company reminding them of legal obligations November 3rd:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Sunday) said that unions were not consulted ahead of the company’s announcement of proposed redundancies.  Unite and Siptu have … Continue reading

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Strike to halt production at ABP Meats in Lurgan tomorrow (Monday, November 4th)

Dispute at Goodman-owned plant driven by low pay and anti-family hours Stoppage follows overwhelming vote in favour of action November 3rd: The first in a series of planned stoppages at the Anglo Beef Processing plant in Lurgan will start at … Continue reading

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Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock: Delfin dispute centres on workers’ right to negotiate collectively through union of choice

Workers backed by Unite fighting fund Dispute centres on workers’ right to negotiate collectively through union of their choice  Union highlights issues ranging from low pay to Christmas layoffs October 30th: Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock addressed workers on the Delfin … Continue reading

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Delfin dispute: collective agreement vital to prevent further unrest

Delfin teachers set for two-day picket this week  October 27th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) warned that the current dispute in Delfin English School may be just the first in a series of strikes in the sector unless a … Continue reading

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