Category Archives: Northern Ireland news

Eight more weeks of strike at Larne and Springvale at ‘hugely profitable’ Caterpillar, as Unite steps up pay fight.

CEO top line is £19.7 million, shareholders have a £4 billion bonanza but workers offered a brutal pay cut as well as forced labour through compulsory overtime. US construction giant Caterpillar faces two more months of strike action as members of Unite the union continue … Continue reading

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Moy Park shamed as Unite reveals Randalstown workers paid ‘scandalous’ £5k a year less

Production down by three-quarters as pickets stand strong Unite workers now on fourth day of strike action at Randalstown plant. Unite has determined that Moy Park is paying its workers there  £5,000 a year less than workers at other company … Continue reading

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Strike over as Unite secures significant pay rise for Hyster-Yale workers

Workers at the Craigavon-based materials handling vehicle manufacturer Hyster-Yale have voted to accept a significantly improved pay offer with a majority of 93 percent. The improved and backdated offer raises pay this year by 8 percent made up of 6.5 … Continue reading

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Moy Park strike shuts production at Randalstown feed mill as workers demand the rate for the job

Unite members at the Moy Park site on the Moneynick Road, Randalstown have established pickets at the feed mill in a strike to win pay parity with other Northern Ireland sites. Strike action at the mill, which began at 7 … Continue reading

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Moy Park feed mill workers at Randalstown site vote overwhelmingly for strike action over pay and threat to holiday premiums

Unite members at the Moy Park mill in Randalstown have voted by 78 per cent to take strike action in a dispute over pay parity across the business’s Northern Ireland sites. Unite members working as drivers, mill operators and engineers … Continue reading

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