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Strike by DHL Services workers set to commence at Spirit Aerosystems next Monday

Workers vote with 84 percent majority for strike action, rejecting insulting 4 percent pay offer when inflation is running at almost 12 percent Industrial action of DHL workers will impact production at all Spirit Aerosystems sites in Northern Ireland Unite … Continue reading

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Unite calls on DHL supply chain workforce at Spirit Aerosystems to vote for industrial action over threatened real terms pay cut

Industrial action at DHL would paralyse production at Spirit sites in Northern Ireland Unite the union which represents workers employed by DHL supply chain working at Spirit Aerosystems sites in Northern Ireland is calling on its members to vote for … Continue reading

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How many more have to die on the streets before Communities Minister and Housing Executive deliver on promises for supported accommodation for women?

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey and NI Housing Executive Chief Executive Grainia Long are ‘dodging’ Unite’s requests for a meeting on issue Former Regina Coeli House worker challenges Legion of Mary to make old building available as a hostel for vulnerable … Continue reading

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Caterpillar pays for strike-breakers to stay in five star luxury

Unite blasts firm for ‘burning through’ cash on rooms that cost up to £850 a night rather than pay workers fairly Manufacturing company Caterpillar has been paying for the strike-breakers it brought to Northern Ireland to stay in five star … Continue reading

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Big city investors can’t wash their hands of Caterpillar’s mistreatment of Northern Ireland workers

Unite brings workers’ campaign to London offices of Vanguard, Blackrock and State Street, who hold more than a fifth of Caterpillar’s stock Caterpillar pay cut and compulsory overtime for Northern Ireland workers makes total mockery of ethical claims The general … Continue reading

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