Tag Archives: Fermanagh

Strike action at Balcas, Enniskillen ends as workforce votes overwhelmingly to accept vastly improved pay offer

Two year pay deal is worth more than one thousand pounds a worker in first year with guaranteed above-inflation pay increase in year two First successful private-sector industrial action in Fermanagh in more than a decade has electrified workers in … Continue reading

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Encirc workers in Derrylin to be balloted on industrial action after overwhelming rejection of below-inflation pay offer in consultative ballot

April 5th: Derrylin result follows decisive vote by Encirc workforce in Elton, Cheshire rejecting inadequate management pay offer Unite to establish Encirc joint-bargaining spanning Irish sea with strike ballot planned to proceed concurrently across both sites Michael Keenan, Unite Regional … Continue reading

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48 hour strike action at Balcas set to proceed within days as management obstinately refuse workforce pay claim

April 4th: Pickets will be placed on gates of Fermanagh-based woodchip production company from 6am Tuesday [April 9th] Workforce determined to secure decent pay from a business which has benefited hugely from Renewable Heating Initiative scheme Gareth Scott, Unite Regional … Continue reading

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Unite members to be balloted on strike action over sacking of injured Health & Safety rep at Encirc

Support offered for solidarity protest called by Fermanagh Council of Trade Unions in defence of Encirc workers this Saturday [19th May] 11am at Encirc factory gates Two workers had their arms crushed working with same piece of equipment – the … Continue reading

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Unite school bus drivers and Enniskillen branch launches campaign for adoption of reflective uniform strips and high-viz school passes in Fermanagh

Children in rural areas on unlit roads left vulnerable to traffic accidents School bus drivers to visit local schools to promote ‘safe uniform’ initiative in absence of Minister or action by Education Authority Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, welcomed the … Continue reading

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