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Unite the union is engaging to defend the interests of its members working at NuTrack

NuTrack confirms to workers that the company has entered into administration in a further jobs blow to Ballymena Unite the union this afternoon confirmed that it had received correspondence sent to workers from the owners of NuTrack, a manufacturer supplying components for buses, that the … Continue reading

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Caterpillar 83 jobs redundancy announcement is another bitter blow for Larne area

Unite to engage with employer to mitigate impact on its membership This afternoon’s announcement by Caterpillar that it is to seek 83 redundancies among its Larne workforce has been branded as another ‘bitter blow’ for the local area by trade … Continue reading

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Caterpillar pays for strike-breakers to stay in five star luxury

Unite blasts firm for ‘burning through’ cash on rooms that cost up to £850 a night rather than pay workers fairly Manufacturing company Caterpillar has been paying for the strike-breakers it brought to Northern Ireland to stay in five star … Continue reading

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Big city investors can’t wash their hands of Caterpillar’s mistreatment of Northern Ireland workers

Unite brings workers’ campaign to London offices of Vanguard, Blackrock and State Street, who hold more than a fifth of Caterpillar’s stock Caterpillar pay cut and compulsory overtime for Northern Ireland workers makes total mockery of ethical claims The general … Continue reading

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Eight more weeks of strike at Larne and Springvale at ‘hugely profitable’ Caterpillar, as Unite steps up pay fight.

CEO top line is £19.7 million, shareholders have a £4 billion bonanza but workers offered a brutal pay cut as well as forced labour through compulsory overtime. US construction giant Caterpillar faces two more months of strike action as members of Unite the union continue … Continue reading

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