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Strong public support for strike at picket lines on all eleven former Belfast City Council managed leisure centres

Industrial action follows 97% ballot vote by UNITE members to defend right of young and new employees to full pension and to secure safe staffing levels Union official blasts ‘inappropriate’ intervention of Belfast City Council officer briefing against workforce on … Continue reading

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First day of strike action at eleven Belfast City Council leisure centres set for Tuesday May 24th

Decision follows ballot in which 97% of Unite members voted for strike action over Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) failure to deliver on pensions guarantee and staffing concerns Staff commence action with ‘work-to-rule’ and overtime ban at Andersonstown, Whiterock, Falls Rd, … Continue reading

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Union members in Tayto discuss next steps in campaign to defend jobs and win Living Wage

Management letter sent to workers’ homes impacted ballot result by threatening job security Manderley Group refusal to raise wage to legal minimum morally unjustifiable Sean McKeever, Unite officer for production and packaging workers at Tayto in Tandragee has responded to … Continue reading

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Unite confirms strike action dates at Newry Builders’ Merchants, Haldane Fisher

Overtime ban and twelve days of strike action to win cost-of-living pay increase at successful business Workers demand to be rewarded for higher productivity and years of pay moderation April 22nd: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, responsible for his union’s … Continue reading

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Workers at eleven Belfast City Council leisure centres balloted on strike action

Industrial action ballot opens today (Wednesday April 20th) and will remain open for two weeks Union highlights Greenwich Leisure Ltd’s (GLL) broken commitments on pensions guarantee and wider health and safety concerns April 20th: Davy Edmont, Unite officer for workers … Continue reading

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