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Unite workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike ballot at Balcas over chocolate bar insult for working through Covid lockdown

Two mass workplace meetings at Enniskillen timber mill vote to initiate strike ballot for proper recognition of Covid lockdown effort Management claims that Covid recognition payment is included in a two and a half-year old pay deal are completely rejected … Continue reading

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Kerry Foods must pay their indispensable workforce a Living Wage

Unite welcomes reversal of bosses’ refusal to furlough vulnerable workers and bonus payment to Coleraine workforce Liam Gallagher, Unite Regional Officer for workers at Kerry Foods in Coleraine, Enniskillen and Omagh welcomed recent moves by management to address outstanding issues but called on them to ensure … Continue reading

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Kerry Foods denies furlough to front-line workers despite medical advice that they should be shielding

Liam Gallagher, Unite Regional Officer for workers at Kerry Foods in Coleraine, Enniskillen and Omagh challenged management on their refusal to extend furlough to vulnerable, low-paid workers. “A number of employees who provided management with written, medical evidence that they should shield as … Continue reading

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Kerry Foods must commit to become a Living Wage employer and end in-work poverty

Enniskillen and Coleraine Kerry Foods workers vote overwhelmingly to reject offer which would have left them paid only 28 pence above legal minimum 2019/2020 Living Wage affording access to basic basket of goods and services is £9.30 an hour Liam … Continue reading

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Education Authority moves to close school bus depot in Lisnaskea threatens health and safety

Proposals for school bus drivers to use commercial forecourts in Lisnaskea are unacceptable corner cutting Cost-cutting plans will force reliance on Enniskillen school bus depot to cover entirety of Fermanagh and threaten to impact children attending schools November 15th: Unite … Continue reading

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