Author Archives: Unite the union NI

Week-long strike action on Ulsterbus and Metro from next Tuesday as workforce rejects inadequate pay offer

Bus drivers in both Ulsterbus and Metro bus have rejected the latest pay offer from management as inadequate in the face of spiralling living costs. Following the result, Unite today gave notice to Translink of a first, one-week strike action from next … Continue reading

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Unite warns of four more weeks of strike at ‘greedy’ Caterpillar in fight to win ‘cost of living’ pay

Unite the union has notified Caterpillar that their members working for the corporation at Larne and Springvale in Belfast will launch a further four weeks of strike action at both plants in the fight for a pay deal that reflects … Continue reading

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Unite the union Champions Cup 2021 called off

The Unite the union Champions’ Cup 2021 has regrettably been called off in the wake of scheduling issues which have left Unite the union, the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association with no choice but to inform … Continue reading

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Langford Lodge workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike action for improved pay

Unite members working at Langford Lodge, the successful Crumlin-based Aerospace & Defence company, have voted overwhelmingly for strike action on the issue of pay and an equal pay audit. The majority for strike action was 86.5 percent on a turnout … Continue reading

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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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