Category Archives: Living Wage

Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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Planned protest at Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council cancelled in mark of respect to Manchester victims

Unite members call off Living Wage protest in aftermath of terrorist atrocity Unite Regional Officer Gareth Scott confirmed a planned protest outside Coleraine council buildings has been called off as a mark of respect following the terrorist attack in Manchester. … Continue reading

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Workers to challenge Causeway Coast & Glens Councillors over failure to address Poverty Pay

Unite members will seek support for Living Wage pay commitment ahead of Coleraine council meeting tomorrow [Tuesday, May 23rd] Unite Regional Officer Gareth Scott confirmed his union’s members would seek to engage councillors at Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council … Continue reading

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First one-day strike to proceed at Nitronica, Ballynahinch tomorrow

Union call on Nitronica management to get real on pay improvement for low-wage workers May 4th: Unite the union’s Regional Coordinating Officer, Davy Thompson, called on management at Ballynahinch-based electronic systems suppliers, Nitronica, to make a realistic pay offer for … Continue reading

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Fujitsu strike action commences with non-unionised workers refusing to cross picket lines

Belfast workers join colleagues across UK for first twenty-four hour Fujitsu strike action against offshoring and compulsory redundancies Workers demand Fujitsu commit to UK workforce, end offshoring and become a fully accredited Living Wage employer February 28th: Unite the union’s … Continue reading

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