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Calls grow for a new deal for Amazon workers in Northern Ireland

When: 11.00pm, Thursday 8th April Where: Front of Belfast City Hall Action on Amazon campaigners will be at City Hall in Belfast to spread the word that Amazon workers can blow the whistle on poor treatment, as calls grow for a new deal for … Continue reading

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Low paid, frontline Thompsons’ feedmill workers insulted with pay increase of as little as seven pence an hour while millions go to shareholders in dividends

Accounts confirm company profits of more than four million a year, 70 percent paid out to coupon-clippers as dividends, while workers offered a bare 0.6 percent pay increase Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, challenged the insulting pay offer of a … Continue reading

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Campaigners call on Marks & Spencer to intervene over BA Betrayal

WHAT: BA Betrayal demonstration outside M&S WHERE: Marks and Spencer, 48 Donegal Place, Belfast BT1 5BY WHEN: 12.30pm, Friday July 31st 2020 Campaigners against British Airways’ plans to fire its workforce and rehire those that survive on inferior contracts are calling on the … Continue reading

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Urgent strategy needed to defend Northern Ireland’s Aerospace sector in face of mass jobs threat

Bombardier plans for 600 redundancies comes only days after similar announcements elsewhere in sector Stormont Executive challenged over inaction in face of mounting threat to vital Aerospace sector Reacting to today’s huge job loss announcement by Bombardier, Susan Fitzgerald, Unite … Continue reading

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Global Payments Inc. announce net revenues of $1.7 billion for first quarter of 2020 but threaten Northern Ireland workers with redundancy

Management claims that the Covid-19 pandemic ‘significantly and negatively impacted’ their business is belied by bumper quarterly returns Global Payments Inc is a global US-headquartered company operating in the payment technology and software sector with offices in Belfast and Derry/L’Derry as well … Continue reading

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