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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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Welcome for Airport Jobs Announcement but Concern over Race to Bottom on Pay

Not only do we have a jobs crisis in this area, we now have a crisis of low pay. February 4th: Responding to the announcement that another 115 jobs are to be created at the International Airport, Unite Officer, Susan … Continue reading

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