Category Archives: Living Wage

Unite General Secretary, Len McCluskey, to launch ‘Growing the Economy & Living Standards’ document at Stormont

Paper to raise proposals to help address economic challenges facing Northern Ireland October 25th: Announcing that Unite Regional Secretary, Len McCluskey would speak at the launch event for Unite’s proposals for an economic alternative, the union’s Ireland Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, … Continue reading

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Incoming DUP Health Minister must address concerns of healthcare staff

Unions waiting more than a month to see Minister Hamilton Northern Ireland now only part of UK where workers have not received a recommended one percent pay increase October 21st: Unite Regional Officer, Kevin McAdam, has called on Simon Hamilton … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot Sean Graham staff on strike action over health and safety concerns

Poverty-pay staff working without protective barriers and without opportunity to take comfort breaks Davy McMurray, Unite Regional Officer, confirmed his union is to ballot members working in the Sean Graham betting chain over management failure to address staff health and … Continue reading

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Lidl Living Wage concession follows Unite campaign in NI

Jimmy Kelly says Living Wage of €11.50 now recognised as benchmark of decency October 8th: Welcoming the announcement by retail giant Lidl this morning that they will pay the Living Wage of €11.50 per hour to all employees in the … Continue reading

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Unite: Lidl ‘Living Wage’ Pay decision – an all-island Fair Pay Victory!

Company u-turn demonstrates power of workers getting organised with Unite Other retailers are now ‘on notice’ – they must match Lidl’s Living Wage policy October 8th: Unite Regional Officer, Susan Fitzgerald, welcomed Lidl’s announcement that it would now include workers … Continue reading

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