Category Archives: Campaign for Decent Pay

Warnings of possibility of bread shortages in Northern Ireland as Unite members in Hovis vote overwhelmingly for strike action

Pickets set to be deployed at Hovis’ South Belfast site from 6am Friday May 14th with commencement of all-out strike action   Bread production workers who are seeking a 10 percent pay increase, vote with a 90.5 percent majority for strike … Continue reading

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Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots must clarify whether his decision to abolish the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) is a conflict of interest

Agriculture Minister Poots, a member of the Ulster Farmers’ Union, called out on Ministerial Code of Conduct over his decision to deliver on longstanding UFU priority Union warns that abolition of AWB will give green light to employers exploiting highly … Continue reading

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Workers welcome successful conclusion of industrial dispute Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Management commits to address all workforce concerns in comprehensive agreement to end dispute Any council worker who loses out in the management-trade union led job evaluation process will receive between £500 and £7,500 in compensation Trade unions representing workers at … Continue reading

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DHL must move quickly to share bumper profits with their M&S drivers and warehouse workers to avoid ballot on industrial action

Unite writes to senior DHL management to demand pay increase after consultative ballot returns 100 percent in favour of strike ballot over proposed pay freeze Unite warns of potential disruption to M&S supply should ballot proceed as DHL drivers and … Continue reading

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Industrial action at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council suspended after management proposal tabled

Joint Communication on behalf of the Management (MS) and Trade Union Sides Following a period of intense negotiations between Management and the recognised Trade Unions within Newry Mourne and Down District Council, a proposal has been tabled that has facilitated … Continue reading

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