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Call for public to back the striking Allied Bakeries workers as pickets set for Castlereagh Road site

All-out strike action to commence at Allied Bakeries from 6am tomorrow Workforce strike action seeks to lift basic pay significantly above minimum wage Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer called for the public to support workers forced into taking an all-out … Continue reading

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Hovis workers vote to end industrial action and accept inflation-busting four percent pay offer 

Improved pay offer made by management two days before all-out strike action was set to commence after workforce voted 88 percent for industrial action Sean McKeever, Regional Officer, welcomed his members’ success in winning a significant uplift to their pay … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot membership working in Hovis on significantly improved pay offer

Shop stewards suspend pending all-out strike action planned to commence Friday after company makes new offer Sean McKeever, Unite Regional Officer, confirmed that his union would be balloting members on a fresh pay offer made by the company’s management in … Continue reading

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All-out strike for fair pay set to commence at Hovis as workforce votes overwhelmingly for industrial action

Pickets for Boucher Road site will go up at one minute past midnight on Friday after 88 percent majority votes for strike action in pursuit of 5.1 percent pay claim Deducting shift premiums, overtime and bonuses, Hovis workers receive a basic … Continue reading

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Unite members at Hovis in Belfast to be balloted on strike action in fair pay dispute

Once overtime and shift bonuses are removed, basic rates of pay in bread manufacturer are below the legal minimum Strike ballot is likely to be result in widespread disruption to bread supply in January 2020 Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, … Continue reading

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