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Unite warns of four more weeks of strike at ‘greedy’ Caterpillar in fight to win ‘cost of living’ pay

Unite the union has notified Caterpillar that their members working for the corporation at Larne and Springvale in Belfast will launch a further four weeks of strike action at both plants in the fight for a pay deal that reflects … Continue reading

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Andor poised for strike ballot as Unite reveals 9 in 10 of workforce can’t make ends meet as costs rise

Workers at the optical instruments manufacturer Andor Technology site in Springvale, Belfast are poised to ballot for strike action in a bid to improve their pay in order to meet rising living costs. Unite, the union representing the workforce, says that recent survey of … Continue reading

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Unite members to take strike action at `greedy’ Caterpillar after overwhelming rejection of latest pay offer tied to compulsory overtime

Strike action is likely to paralyse production at both Springvale, Belfast and Larne production sites Unite has notified management of a series of dates for a campaign of industrial action at Caterpillar in Northern Ireland. The first strike will occur … Continue reading

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Unite members vote with a 90 percent majority for strike action in demand of improved pay at Spirit Aerosystems

Strike action likely to proceed at all Spirit sites unless management responds with a pay offer that protects workers from surging price rises  Unite the union, which represents the majority of workers at Spirit Aerosystems in Belfast, confirm that its members have voted … Continue reading

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Regina Coeli workers, Legion of Mary volunteer and a homeless woman threatened with legal action by management committee

Threat comes in fifth week of ‘work-in’ by staff determined to keep doors open at Legion of Mary-owned hostel for vulnerable women  Legal action threats served on workers after earlier, successful solidarity ‘stand out’ at Legion of Mary’s Morning Star … Continue reading

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