Category Archives: Campaign for Decent Pay

Thales workforce vote with 77.5 percent majority for strike action in pursuit of improved pay

Unite the union urges management to improve pay and avoid prospect of strike action Trade union, Unite confirmed its members at Thales in Northern Ireland have voted in an industrial ballot with a 77.5 percent majority for strike action in … Continue reading

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Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council challenged over costly preference for insecure agency staffing

Unite challenges management to address workforce pay claim through ending waste on agencies and consultants Unite members working at Lisburn and Castlereagh City council are due to commence all-out strike action to win a pay increase from next Tuesday. Their … Continue reading

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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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