Category Archives: Living Wage

Unite ballots 4,000 Health and Social care workers for strike in early 2023

Healthcare staff warn NHS on life support and may not survive staffing crisis Nearly 4,000 more health and social care workers across Northern Ireland have begun balloting for strike action, Unite, which represents some 100,000 NHS workers across the UK, said today. Unite said its healthcare … Continue reading

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Workers at Causeway Coast and Glens council to commence all-out strike action tomorrow after councils vote down pay increase

Offer of two pay points plus a cash lump sum to end dispute was rejected at last night’s council meeting by a single vote in the chamber Unite the union has confirmed that its members at Causeway Coast and Glens … Continue reading

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Hyster-Yale workforce votes overwhelmingly for industrial action to win living costs pay

Members of Unite the union have voted with a 85.3 percent majority to take strike action in pursuit of cost of living pay increase at Hyster-Yale in Craigavon. The vote signalled the workforce’s rejection as inadequate of a below inflation … Continue reading

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Striking council workers, education workers and housing executive workers hear calls for Stormont to deliver a wage they can live on

On the fourth day of strike action by Unite members across all eleven councils, the NI Housing Executive and Education Authority, members of the union gathered at Stormont to hear demands for urgent action from politicians to reverse their `failure’ … Continue reading

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Unite members in councils, education authority, Housing Executive and Schools launch first week of strike action to win improved pay

Strike likely to result in significant disruption to council services, housing executive maintenance and school transport Union members will be striking for improved pay at all eleven local Councils, the Education Authority, the NI Housing Executive, North West Regional College, Belfast … Continue reading

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