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Monaghan Mushrooms must immediately introduce lateral flow testing and provide fully-paid sick leave to self-isolating workers at its Benburb site

Workers have told Unite of an extensive Covid-19 outbreak at Monaghan Mushrooms production site in Battleford Road, Benburb If outbreak affecting majority of workforce is confirmed, site must be shut for a deep-cleanse pending safe return with testing and full … Continue reading

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Joint Statement by HSC trade unions on developments on rollout of vaccination programme

Our members working across Health and Social Care are under intense pressure as Covid cases continue to rise alarmingly. Large numbers of workers continue to have to self-isolate as close contacts or being symptomatic Covid-19.  In such a stressful environment … Continue reading

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Moy Park bosses must test entire workforce at Randalstown feed mill after latest Covid outbreak

Unite warns that virus outbreak has potential to impact feed supply to millions of chickens across Northern Ireland Sean McKeever, Unite Regional Officer warned management at Moy Park that they had to move swiftly to ensure testing of all fifty … Continue reading

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E&I management must meet with workers’ trade union Unite to discuss concerns over low pay and crippling shift patterns

Business supplying Facebook, Google and Amazon and showing a £62 million profit last year can surely show some Christmas spirit and address workforce collective grievance issues Unite the union, which represents workers at E&I Engineering sites in Burnfoot and Campsie … Continue reading

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Employers must put in place plans now to encourage mass uptake of Covid-19 vaccines by their workforces

Businesses need to provide paid release to workers to access appointments and commence engagement with Translink now on transport plans for mass workplace vaccination drives While Unite the union encourages broadest possible uptake of vaccine by public, it is vital … Continue reading

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