Category Archives: Manufacturing

Unite calls on DHL supply chain workforce at Spirit Aerosystems to vote for industrial action over threatened real terms pay cut

Industrial action at DHL would paralyse production at Spirit sites in Northern Ireland Unite the union which represents workers employed by DHL supply chain working at Spirit Aerosystems sites in Northern Ireland is calling on its members to vote for … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workers to strike for a cost of living pay increase at Hampton Conservatories Ltd in Portrush.

Three percent increase is a disgraceful 8.7 percent wage cut; initial eight-day strike action to start 16th July Unite has confirmed that its membership at the small Portrush-based manufacturer and installer of conservatories will commence an initial eight-day strike action starting … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workers end strike action at Interface, Craigavon after winning inflation-busting pay increase

After one week of strike action, union members vote overwhelmingly to accept ​15.25% percent pay increase Unite members working at flooring manufacturer Interface Europe, based in Craigavon, have voted overwhelmingly to end their strike action after receiving a much improved pay … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Caterpillar pays for strike-breakers to stay in five star luxury

Unite blasts firm for ‘burning through’ cash on rooms that cost up to £850 a night rather than pay workers fairly Manufacturing company Caterpillar has been paying for the strike-breakers it brought to Northern Ireland to stay in five star … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All-out strike at Interface Europe in Craigavon over pay cut proposal

Business turned a £3.7 million profit in 2020 with director earning 40 times workers’ basic pay Workers at the Craigavon-based flooring manufacturer Interface Europe are set to commence continuous (all-out) strike action in a dispute over pay. The strike follows … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment