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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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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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Department for Infrastructure infection control recommendation for facemasks to be worn on public transport must be made compulsory

Clarity needed that services on cross-border bus and rail routes will adopt same approach to infection control either side of border Adequate funding for additional public transport services to facilitate social distancing needed from Finance Minister Conor Murphy Davy Thompson, … Continue reading

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Translink management betrays commitment to pay a Living Wage

Decision to exclude minimum wage workers from negotiated pay increase indefensible in light of verbal assurances offered by Translink Chief Executive Union calls on Minister Hazzard to ensure Translink becomes a fully-accredited Living Wage employer November 17th: Unite Regional Officer, … Continue reading

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