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Department for Infrastructure must show leadership to resolve Rathlin Island ferry dispute

Union says workers and Rathlin Island community treated as expendable in wrangle over outsourced service Unite the union has demanded urgent action by the Department for Infrastructure to resolve an ongoing pay dispute and safeguard the ferry service to Rathlin … Continue reading

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Rathlin Island ferry confirm further January strike dates as Unite urges Infrastructure Department to step in

Three year pay freeze amid living costs crisis leaves workers with no alternative Workers deliver 85 percent majority to strike for improved pay Unite the union has called on the Department for Infrastructure to intervene and ensure workers on the … Continue reading

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Department for Infrastructure must intervene to avoid strike which will hugely impact Rathlin Island community

Strike action set for early new year after private sector operator refuses to provide pay increase to ferry workers Ferry workers vote for strike action with a 85 percent majority after three years of a pay freeze Unite the union … Continue reading

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Pending Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd strike suspended after last minute move by management opens process of negotiations

Strike action was due to commence four days a week but has been suspended to allow the company and the Department for Infrastructure to come to an agreed position Ferry workers voted for strike action with a 85 percent majority … Continue reading

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