Tag Archives: Brian Hewitt

Sixty workers refuse to start at Linden Foods site in Dungannon, demand immediate talks with management over Coronavirus infection control measures

Total absence of social distancing measures on boning line, in canteen and at entry and exit points   Brian Hewitt, Unite Regional Officer for workers at Linden Foods in Dungannon who was contacted by workers after they walked out this morning … Continue reading

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Unite members at ABP declare victory after determined industrial action yields results

Improved offer secures no change to start times, RPI plus (forecasted) uplift for two years, payslip transparency and opens mediated negotiations on improvements to holiday pay, toilet breaks and finish times In Unite the union workplace ballot 94 percent vote … Continue reading

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ABP Lurgan strike: 240 workers stand firm against low pay and anti-family hours

Parties set to engage at LRA following today’s action Workers heartened by community and union support November 4th: 240 Unite members at ABP Lurgan, spanning six different nationalities, have been on the picket line since 6 am this morning (Monday) … Continue reading

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Strike to halt production at ABP Meats in Lurgan tomorrow (Monday, November 4th)

Dispute at Goodman-owned plant driven by low pay and anti-family hours Stoppage follows overwhelming vote in favour of action November 3rd: The first in a series of planned stoppages at the Anglo Beef Processing plant in Lurgan will start at … Continue reading

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Strike action at ABP Meats, Lurgan set to bring production lines to a standstill on Monday [November 4th]

First twenty-four hour strike at meat packing factory to commence midnight Monday [November 4th] Overwhelming support for industrial action driven by workers’ concerns over impact on childcare responsibilities Unite Regional Officer Brian Hewitt explained the background to a planned strike action by … Continue reading

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