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Workers at twelve Belfast leisure centres to be balloted on strike action in pursuit of six percent pay rise

Local political parties asked to bring back municipal leisure services into council management and provide all leisure workers a pay uplift Michael Keenan, Unite Regional Officer confirmed that his union would be balloting its members working for outsourced management company, … Continue reading

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Leisure staff march on May Day to demand Belfast City Council take back responsibility for leisure centres

March and rally organised by Unite the union ahead of council debate on motion to bring outsourced leisure services back in-house Union reiterates claims that GLL understaffing has resulted and continues to result in serious health & safety breaches Unite … Continue reading

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Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) opens Ballysillan swimming pool shallow with temperature too low for children

Staff members forced to discourage special needs and infant users due to health and safety May fears Unite to raise the latest in a string of health & safety incidents at outsourced Belfast leisure centres with Health and Safety Executive … Continue reading

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Strong public support for strike at picket lines on all eleven former Belfast City Council managed leisure centres

Industrial action follows 97% ballot vote by UNITE members to defend right of young and new employees to full pension and to secure safe staffing levels Union official blasts ‘inappropriate’ intervention of Belfast City Council officer briefing against workforce on … Continue reading

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First day of strike action at eleven Belfast City Council leisure centres set for Tuesday May 24th

Decision follows ballot in which 97% of Unite members voted for strike action over Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) failure to deliver on pensions guarantee and staffing concerns Staff commence action with ‘work-to-rule’ and overtime ban at Andersonstown, Whiterock, Falls Rd, … Continue reading

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