Tag Archives: Davy Thompson

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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Week-long strike action on Ulsterbus and Metro from next Tuesday as workforce rejects inadequate pay offer

Bus drivers in both Ulsterbus and Metro bus have rejected the latest pay offer from management as inadequate in the face of spiralling living costs. Following the result, Unite today gave notice to Translink of a first, one-week strike action from next … Continue reading

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Unite the union Champions Cup 2021 called off

The Unite the union Champions’ Cup 2021 has regrettably been called off in the wake of scheduling issues which have left Unite the union, the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association with no choice but to inform … Continue reading

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Strike action by bus drivers at Translink deferred after employers make revised pay offer

Unions representing bus drivers working for Ulsterbus and Metro services, Unite the union and the GMB,  announced the deferral of planned strike action due to commence this coming Monday [April 25] after negotiations led to a revised pay offer from … Continue reading

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