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Strike action paused at Allied Bakeries for ballot after company makes improved pay offer

Workforce will now be balloted on new offer by Unite and BFAWU  Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite, commended Allied Bakeries’ workers on a powerful strike which secured an improved pay offer from bosses. The pay increase will now … Continue reading

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Delivery vehicles backed up at Allied Bakeries site on Castlereagh Road as picketing workers stand strong

Huge levels of popular support for workforce in all-out strike action for Fair Pay  Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite commended both her members and those of the Bakers’ union (BFAWU) who established a powerful picket line at the … Continue reading

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Engineers at Dundonald International Ice Bowl to be balloted on industrial action in end of May

Industrial action likely to coincide with first Northern Ireland bowling open to be held in Dundonald in twelve years  Blame for escalation lies squarely with approach of management in Lisburn & Castlereagh City council in pay equality talks Davy McMurray, … Continue reading

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Department of Health pay announcement is meaningless and delivers nothing to NI healthcare workers

Return to NHS pay parity across all UK nations needed to guarantee integrity and sustainability of NHS services in Northern Ireland Funding for Agenda for Change restructuring must be extended as well as UK-wide pay increase November 22nd: Unite Regional … Continue reading

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2018 NISRA Survey of Hours & Earnings confirms Northern Ireland employees work longer for less

Private sector weekly earnings shows less than one percent real terms (RPI) increase primarily a result of statistic distortion caused by minimum wage jump Public sector pay continues to fall in real terms as austerity pay policies bite and absence … Continue reading

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