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All-out strike at Interface Europe in Craigavon over pay cut proposal

Business turned a £3.7 million profit in 2020 with director earning 40 times workers’ basic pay Workers at the Craigavon-based flooring manufacturer Interface Europe are set to commence continuous (all-out) strike action in a dispute over pay. The strike follows … Continue reading

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Strike over as Unite secures significant pay rise for Hyster-Yale workers

Workers at the Craigavon-based materials handling vehicle manufacturer Hyster-Yale have voted to accept a significantly improved pay offer with a majority of 93 percent. The improved and backdated offer raises pay this year by 8 percent made up of 6.5 … Continue reading

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Hyster-Yale workforce votes overwhelmingly for industrial action to win living costs pay

Members of Unite the union have voted with a 85.3 percent majority to take strike action in pursuit of cost of living pay increase at Hyster-Yale in Craigavon. The vote signalled the workforce’s rejection as inadequate of a below inflation … Continue reading

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Trade unions launch campaign to defend emergency services across Southern Trust area

Southern Trust plans to end emergency surgery at Daisy Hill will leave emergency department at Newry only providing stabilisation before sending patients elsewhere Closure will add further pressure onto struggling emergency department at Craigavon and threatens to close maternity in … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s must clarify its continued commitment to Northern Ireland retail market after management announces plans to close Craigavon store

109 workers based in Craigavon face threat of joblessness in mouth of Christmas; Sainsbury’s must guarantee alternative employment elsewhere as well as meet redeployment costs Fears that Craigavon site closure may be a weathervane pointing to a wider retail threat … Continue reading

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