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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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Unite confident that ‘fairness will prevail’ and Swissport airport strike action can be avoided

Management have a responsibility to public to make realistic pay offer and avoid severe disruption over holiday period Ahead of ACAS negotiations, Unite Regional Officer blasts as misleading letter issued by management to workforce December 20th: Ahead of ACAS negotiations, … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas 48-hour strike action of cargo and baggage handlers announced for Belfast International and Belfast City Airports

Swissport workers to commence first two-day strike action from 00.01 December 23rd following 62.5% vote to reject below-inflation pay offer Management must be responsible and make realistic pay offer to avoid severe disruption over holiday period December 16th: Unite Regional … Continue reading

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