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Workers ‘used and unappreciated’ by Mitie security while Belfast City Airport contests for ‘Airport of the World’ award

In Unite survey, airport security workers report health and safety concerns; 94 percent ‘undervalued’ by their employer Some Mitie security officers expected to work eight and a half hours shifts without access to drinking water Unite Regional Officer, George Brash … Continue reading

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Urgent meeting with Flybe management sought for assurances for Northern Ireland workforce

April 3rd: Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union, which represents over 450 workers at regional airline Flybe is seeking an urgent, high level meeting with the company’s management to minimise job losses at Flybe and provide reassurances about the … Continue reading

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Belfast City Airport strike suspended after management commit to independent industrial relations audit

Unite the union agree to suspend planned strike action of their baggage-handlers working for Swissport for two weeks pending outcome of review  Management commit to independent audit of industrial relations and to review human resource processes  Speaking after leaving last … Continue reading

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Strike action set to proceed at Belfast City Airport over Swissport dismissal of union rep

First two hours strike action by baggage handlers and ground staff will commence at 2.15pm tomorrow [Monday October 23rd]   Last minutes talks offered by Swissport management for 10am [on Monday October 23rd] must address staff concerns to avert action … Continue reading

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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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