Tag Archives: Belfast City Airport

Swissport management must engage to avert looming strike action by baggage-handlers at Belfast City Airport

Threat to lock out workers has galvanised support for strike action and solicited widespread expressions of solidarity Management must use remaining days to engage positively or seek mediation through the Labour Relations Agency October 18th: Unite Regional Industrial Officer, George … Continue reading

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Flash stoppages by baggage handlers confirmed at Belfast City Airport

Unite serves Swissport with notice of industrial action plans commencing Monday October 23rd Swissport management must act now to avoid disruption to travelling public Confirming that his union had served notice to Swissport of the times and dates of planned … Continue reading

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Belfast City Airport baggage handlers vote for strike action

Strike ballot endorses action over management dismissal of union representative Union to consult members on specific form of the industrial action that will be taken September 28th: Confirming that Unite members working for Swissport in Belfast City Airport have voted … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot members at Swissport on strike action over dismissal of union rep

Notice served on Swissport management informing them of industrial action ballot today Ballot to close on September 27th with possibility of strike action commencing in October August 31st: Commenting on his union’s decision to ballot members working for Swissport in … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in Swissport dispute as Unite calls off Christmas strike action

December 21st: A breakthrough on the pay and conditions of baggage handlers, check-in staff and ground crew employed by Swissport has seen Unite, the workers’ union, announce today (Tuesday) that a pre-Christmas strike has been called off. The 48 hour … Continue reading

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