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Unite launches Autumn programme of free training, advice and events for members in Ballymena

Programme kicks off with free legal advice clinic, free job-skills training and Spanish Civil War commemoration November 19th: Regional Secretary for Unite in Ireland, Jackie Pollock, said his union’s Autumn programme for members in the Ballymena area demonstrates its continued commitment … Continue reading

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Planned strike action at Dale Farm Ltd postponed as union ballots members on improved management pay offer

Forty-eight hour strike action by maintenance workers was due to start at 6am on Sunday will not now proceed September 7th: Liam Gallagher, speaking for the union’s membership at Dale Farm, confirmed that an initial forty-eight hour strike planned to … Continue reading

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Preparations underway for industrial action after Dale Farm Ltd management refuse to address workers’ pay claim

Maintenance workers across three Dale Farm Ltd sites vote 75% in favour of strike action and 80% for industrial action short of strike Unite representatives invite Dale Farm bosses to last ditch negotiations, including through mediation of Labour Relations Agency … Continue reading

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Wrights group workers at Wrightbus, En-drive and Customcare informed of further redundancies

Workers in Ballymena appear set to face yet another devastating job loss announcement Wrightbus bosses need to clarify whether phased redundancies are designed to avoid triggering ninety-day consultation June 5th: In the second such announcement in the last four months, … Continue reading

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Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy

Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy Management inform workers of ninety-five job losses due to downturn in orders February 12th: Manufacturing strategy including economic taskforce, with trade union representation, must be established to tackle tsunami of job … Continue reading

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