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Unite serves notice of strike ballot of workers at Local Authorities, Education Authority and Housing Executive

Northern Ireland Unite members to vote on industrial action alongside council workers in England and Wales Union urges members to vote yes for 10 percent after strong rejection of employers’ insulting 1.75 percent pay offer Unite today has served notice … Continue reading

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Unite members end dock strikes at Foyle Port after scoring double victory in pay dispute

Striking success of industrial action by Foyle dockers and port workers shows that when workers’ fight, they win! Unite confirmed that its dual strike actions at Foyle Port, involving employees of Londonderry harbour and port commission and Burke Shipping Service, have ended after workers secured a … Continue reading

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Third day of industrial action resumes with Unite members in Burke shipping and Foyle port carrying out simultaneous strikes.

Foyle port workers striking to win a cost of living increase and Burke Shipping workers demand pay parity with other dockers in Foyle and across Northern Ireland.  Despite all-party council vote in support of striking dock workers employers refuse to … Continue reading

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Simultaneous strikes to hit Foyle port complex tomorrow

Workers at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port demanding pay increase Essential workers kept goods moving during pandemic Unite members at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port will be taking strike action tomorrow (Monday) in pursuit of pay increases.  It will … Continue reading

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Burke Shipping Services workers striking today

Low-paid essential workers seek pay parity with rest of sector Unite members working for Burke Shipping Services are taking strike action today (Friday) in pursuit of a pay increase to bring them into line with comparable workers in the sector.  Workers … Continue reading

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