Category Archives: Manufacturing

Unite warns of four more weeks of strike at ‘greedy’ Caterpillar in fight to win ‘cost of living’ pay

Unite the union has notified Caterpillar that their members working for the corporation at Larne and Springvale in Belfast will launch a further four weeks of strike action at both plants in the fight for a pay deal that reflects … Continue reading

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Langford Lodge workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike action for improved pay

Unite members working at Langford Lodge, the successful Crumlin-based Aerospace & Defence company, have voted overwhelmingly for strike action on the issue of pay and an equal pay audit. The majority for strike action was 86.5 percent on a turnout … Continue reading

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Unite is preparing to ballot members at Collins Aerospace on strike action after workforce rejects latest inadequate pay offer

Collins Aerospace remains profitable despite aerospace downturn and can afford to pay workers more After a second rejection by the workforce of the latest below-inflation pay offer from management, Unite confirmed that it was proceeding to ballot workers on strike … Continue reading

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Moy Park must put workers’ pay and terms and conditions before profits to end concerns for thousands of jobs

Decision to shutdown kill line at Ballymena reflects failure of management to meet post-Brexit labour market challenges Union questions logic of suspension as business will face even greater problems recruiting to reopen in September For the second time in three … Continue reading

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Glen Dimplex UK Ltd in Portadown served with notice of strike action after 96 percent of workforce vote for action in strike ballot for a Living Wage

First three day strike action is due to commence with workforce pickets forming at 6am Wednesday November 10th for three days ending 3pm Friday November 12th Unite the union warns of likelihood that initial strike action will escalate to all … Continue reading

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