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Strike action by bus drivers at Translink deferred after employers make revised pay offer

Unions representing bus drivers working for Ulsterbus and Metro services, Unite the union and the GMB,  announced the deferral of planned strike action due to commence this coming Monday [April 25] after negotiations led to a revised pay offer from … 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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Union members at Foyle Port to strike Monday 29th in protest against employers extending pay freeze.

Unite union survey shows almost every worker at the Port and their families are struggling to make ends meet and now face a second year of poverty pay. November 24th: The dispute follows management’s decision to reject workers’ modest demand for … Continue reading

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Strike threat at Burke Shipping Services on Friday

Low-paid essential workers kept services afloat during pandemic November 23rd: Unite, which represents members working for Burke Shipping Services, today (Tuesday) announced that workers are set to take strike action on Friday 26 November, with a further day of action … Continue reading

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