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MEBSCA employers issued with notice of industrial action

Employers deemed in breach of collective agreement September 15th:  During a meeting today (Tuesday) between mechanical employers represented by MEBSCA-CIF and the MEBSCA unions Unite and Connect, at which employers refused to commit to paying the 2.7 % pay increase … Continue reading

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Premier Periclase dispute: Tanaiste urged to intervene

Union accuses company of reneging on agreements August 30th:  Unite, which represents members working for the Drogheda-based Louth magnesia plant Premier Periclase, has supported calls for the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, to use his … Continue reading

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Premier Periclase: workers set to strike from July 20th

Unite accuses company of failing to engage and breaching agreement July 8th: Unite, which represents workers at Drogheda magnesia plant Premier Periclase, has announced that its members are set to take strike action from Monday July 20th. Commenting, Unite Regional … Continue reading

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Kerry Foods must commit to become a Living Wage employer and end in-work poverty

Enniskillen and Coleraine Kerry Foods workers vote overwhelmingly to reject offer which would have left them paid only 28 pence above legal minimum 2019/2020 Living Wage affording access to basic basket of goods and services is £9.30 an hour Liam … Continue reading

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Last ditch talks to avert strike action at Allied Bakeries break down after pathetic management pay offer rejected by workers

All-out strike action by workforce confirmed to commence at Allied Bakeries in Belfast from 6am on Sunday [February 16th] Strike action will cripple production and supply of pancakes across UK ahead of Pancake Tuesday Sean McKeever, Regional Officer blasted as … Continue reading

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