Category Archives: Press Releases

Strike by DHL Services workers set to commence at Spirit Aerosystems next Monday

Workers vote with 84 percent majority for strike action, rejecting insulting 4 percent pay offer when inflation is running at almost 12 percent Industrial action of DHL workers will impact production at all Spirit Aerosystems sites in Northern Ireland Unite … Continue reading

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Feet on the street needed at The People’s Kitchen march and demonstration over rising death toll among Belfast homeless

What: March and Demonstration for action on homeless crisis When: 2pm Saturday 23 July 2022 Where: Demonstration gathering point at 1 Antrim Road, Belfast with march to City Hall. Unite the union is lending its support to a demonstration and march in Belfast … Continue reading

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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

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How many more have to die on the streets before Communities Minister and Housing Executive deliver on promises for supported accommodation for women?

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey and NI Housing Executive Chief Executive Grainia Long are ‘dodging’ Unite’s requests for a meeting on issue Former Regina Coeli House worker challenges Legion of Mary to make old building available as a hostel for vulnerable … Continue reading

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Workers at Derry City & Strabane District Council to launch four-week strike action after they reject latest, inadequate pay offer

Council management has been notified of a four-week strike commencing 18th July and ending 14th August Latest pay offer provided no additional consolidated pay increase, leaving workers unprotected from surging inflation Unite has notified bosses at Derry City & Strabane … Continue reading

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