Author Archives: Unite the union NI

Queens University Students Union workers celebrate major win as management u-turn delivers 100 percent furlough, backdated to November

Unite signs agreement with University authorities after Students Union workers vote overwhelmingly to accept offer Welcoming the success of his union’s members, Unite hospitality organiser Neil Moore, said: “This is a huge result for our members who were employed as … Continue reading

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New approach to industrial relations by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council shows how Unite is delivering for workers

Five years after council formation, management moves to resolve long-standing pay inequality dispute by extending pay uplift to disadvantaged workers Unite welcomes moves to furlough workforce on 100 percent pay and to provide workers a special Covid-19 recognition payment to … Continue reading

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Unions confirm escalation of industrial dispute at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council after mediated talks collapse due to management intransigence

Members of all four staff trade unions, Unite, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU, will commence work-to-rule from January 4th, second 24-hour strike date confirmed for January 27th Councillors warned that work-to-rule will result in severe disruption to council services as authority … Continue reading

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E&I management must meet with workers’ trade union Unite to discuss concerns over low pay and crippling shift patterns

Business supplying Facebook, Google and Amazon and showing a £62 million profit last year can surely show some Christmas spirit and address workforce collective grievance issues Unite the union, which represents workers at E&I Engineering sites in Burnfoot and Campsie … Continue reading

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Caterpillar must engage fully in redundancy consultation as Unite seeks to mitigate job losses

While Caterpillar global profits exceed $17 billion last year, the business’ corporate management seeks to impose a penny-pinching caps on voluntary redundancy offered to Larne workforce George Brash, Unite Regional Officer challenged Caterpillar management to engage meaningfully in the ongoing … Continue reading

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