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Unite workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike ballot at Balcas over chocolate bar insult for working through Covid lockdown

Two mass workplace meetings at Enniskillen timber mill vote to initiate strike ballot for proper recognition of Covid lockdown effort Management claims that Covid recognition payment is included in a two and a half-year old pay deal are completely rejected … Continue reading

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Strike action at Balcas, Enniskillen ends as workforce votes overwhelmingly to accept vastly improved pay offer

Two year pay deal is worth more than one thousand pounds a worker in first year with guaranteed above-inflation pay increase in year two First successful private-sector industrial action in Fermanagh in more than a decade has electrified workers in … Continue reading

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48 hour strike action at Balcas set to proceed within days as management obstinately refuse workforce pay claim

April 4th: Pickets will be placed on gates of Fermanagh-based woodchip production company from 6am Tuesday [April 9th] Workforce determined to secure decent pay from a business which has benefited hugely from Renewable Heating Initiative scheme Gareth Scott, Unite Regional … Continue reading

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