Category Archives: Public Services

Unite members to take strike action at `greedy’ Caterpillar after overwhelming rejection of latest pay offer tied to compulsory overtime

Strike action is likely to paralyse production at both Springvale, Belfast and Larne production sites Unite has notified management of a series of dates for a campaign of industrial action at Caterpillar in Northern Ireland. The first strike will occur … Continue reading

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Unite members working on the buses reject latest, inadequate pay offer and vote for industrial action

The public transport union, Unite, have balloted their members working on Translink buses for industrial action following rejection of the company pay offer. The ballot, which closed at noon today, demonstrated the frustration of bus workers at the inadequate offer … Continue reading

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Unite claims victory in battle to safeguard supported accommodation for vulnerable and homeless women

At a press conference held today (Wednesday) at the gates of Regina Coeli House, the centre of an eleven week occupation by workers, Unite has announced it has received assurances from the Department for Communities and the NI Housing Executive … Continue reading

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Education Authority workers to continue campaign for improved pay with further day of strike action announced

Following the first week of strike action taken by its members working in councils, the housing executive and education, Unite has confirmed that a further day of strike action is now planned by workers at the Education Authority for this coming Friday [April … Continue reading

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Unite members in councils, education authority, Housing Executive and Schools launch first week of strike action to win improved pay

Strike likely to result in significant disruption to council services, housing executive maintenance and school transport Union members will be striking for improved pay at all eleven local Councils, the Education Authority, the NI Housing Executive, North West Regional College, Belfast … Continue reading

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