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Union writes to Schivo NI CEO in attempt to avert ballot for strike action in Maydown Precision Engineering

Union will issue legal proceedings on management over breach of collective bargaining agreement  Moves come after management proceed with widespread redundancies and TUPE transfer without engaging union  August 14th: Philip Oakes, Unite Regional Officer, has confirmed that he has written … Continue reading

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Unite calls for meeting with Schivo NI CEO to address workforce concerns at Maydown Precision Engineering

Existing management has failed to engage with union over transfer or redundancies  Union considering all options in order to defend its membership August 13th: Philip Oakes, Regional Officer for the union’s membership at Maydown Precision Engineering, has expressed his deep … Continue reading

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Concern for 140 jobs at Maydown Precision Engineering after redundancies threatened by new owner Schivo NI

Incoming management have failed to engage with union over threat of redundancies Union calls for constructive partnership approach to safeguard employment August 12th: Unite has expressed its disappointment and concern that it has only learnt of the likelihood of redundancies … Continue reading

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Workers told that more than 20 jobs to go at stricken Lisnaskea quarrying and construction contractor P Clarke & Sons

Management seek volunteers for redundancy but fail to engage with union Local union activists calls on local political leaders to establish taskforce to respond to employment crisis in Fermanagh Tuesday 11th August: Unite Regional officer with responsibility for the workforce, … Continue reading

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Unite’s proposals for Translink efficiency savings will protect bus and rail services from planned cuts

DRD and Translink agree union’s proposals will mean only minor service adjustments needed Union and management will form Efficiency Steering Group to implement off-setting savings July 22nd: Ireland Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, confirmed that his union had today agreed to work … Continue reading

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