Category Archives: Living Wage

Bosses must remove threat to Moy Park workforce shift premiums to avoid strike ballot

Deep resentment felt over bosses’ attempts to squeeze $50 million ‘savings’ out of Moy Park workers for new owners Pilgrim’s Pride Moy Park struggling to sustain production as more than one thousand leave employment in last six months May 15th: … Continue reading

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Ballot on all out industrial action imminent at Moy Park over management threats to workforce terms and conditions

Unite warns new owners Pilgrim’s pride must reverse course to avoid massive distribution to UK chicken supplies Workforce voted 95% for strike action to defend shift premium in unofficial ‘consultative’ ballot May 14th: Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for agri-food … Continue reading

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Moy Park and Tayto on list of employers fined for failing to pay their workforce the legal minimum

338 employees at Moy Park denied minimum pay do not work at Unite sites but union seeks urgent meeting with CEO for explanation Wealthy Hutchinson family must answer why their company, Tayto, has had to be fined to pay their … Continue reading

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Unite issues warning to poverty pay bosses in Northern Ireland: end the scourge of in-work poverty

Living Wage Foundation raises baseline threshold for pay decency outside London to £8.75 an hour Northern Ireland employers lag behind rest of UK in numbers paying a Living Wage Unite’s Regional Equality officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the Living Wage Foundation … Continue reading

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Unite puts Moy Park management on notice over increased use of minimum wage agency workers

Chief Executive Janet McCollum refuses to meet with union to address pay concerns and her support for Pilgrim’s Pride takeover  Moy Park £41 million profit must be used to end scourge of poverty pay and deliver an inflation-busting pay increase … Continue reading

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