Category Archives: Press Releases

Langford Lodge strikes to go ahead as Unite pursues pay rise and action on equal pay scandal

Unite has notified management at Crumlin-based Langford Lodge that their workers will commence a first week of strike action in pursuit of a pay increase from 00.01am on Thursday 26th May. The union also wants the scandal of unequal pay … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage:  Unite seeks €2 increase to €12.50 from November 1st

Union tells Low Pay Commission aim should be to raise wage floor to 66% of median earnings Low pay is bad for business says Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock Trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, this week … Continue reading

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Week-long strike action on Ulsterbus and Metro from next Tuesday as workforce rejects inadequate pay offer

Bus drivers in both Ulsterbus and Metro bus have rejected the latest pay offer from management as inadequate in the face of spiralling living costs. Following the result, Unite today gave notice to Translink of a first, one-week strike action from next … Continue reading

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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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Unite the union Champions Cup 2021 called off

The Unite the union Champions’ Cup 2021 has regrettably been called off in the wake of scheduling issues which have left Unite the union, the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association with no choice but to inform … Continue reading

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