Category Archives: Campaign for Decent Pay

Disgraceful Queens University decision leaves zero-hours workers facing impoverishment

Official University response to collective grievance offers no hope to workers, 45 percent of whom have had to lost their accommodation due to financial hardship Unite Hospitality organiser, Neil Moore, blasted the response of Queens University to a collective grievance … Continue reading

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Workers at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council set first day of strike action for Thursday 3rd December

All four staff trade unions, Unite, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU, agree first twenty-four hour action to defend pay and conditions In a joint trade union side statement, workforce representatives laid the blame for the ‘regrettable’ industrial dispute at the feet … Continue reading

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Workers vote overwhelmingly for industrial action to defend pay and conditions in Newry, Mourne and Down

Unions call for council management to address workers’ grievances and avoid unnecessary and serious disruption to vital council services including cleansing and bin collections UNITE, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU to agree plan for escalation and potential strike dates on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Threat by Foyle Food Group bosses to scrap one pound an hour Covid-19 payment is a slap in the face to essential workers

Unite the union Regional Officer Gareth Scott was scathing about a threat by Foyle Food Group bosses to remove a special Covid payment from July 3rd. The payment was provided to employees to help meet the additional costs arising from … Continue reading

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ABP Meats Chief Executive plans to scrap meagre Covid premium to low pay meatpacking workforce is a disgraceful act of corporate greed

Frontline Meatpackers at ABP Craigavon who continued to work despite Covid-19 pandemic threat to sector left deeply angered over threat to pull premium of a mere tenner a day Workers continue to face extra Covid costs due to lack of … Continue reading

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