Tag Archives: Industrial Dispute

Swissport management must engage to avert looming strike action by baggage-handlers at Belfast City Airport

Threat to lock out workers has galvanised support for strike action and solicited widespread expressions of solidarity Management must use remaining days to engage positively or seek mediation through the Labour Relations Agency October 18th: Unite Regional Industrial Officer, George … Continue reading

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Swissport lockout threat at Belfast City Airport has potential to escalate industrial dispute in UK

Management threaten workers with a lockout if they participate in legitimate and legal strike action Regional Officer confident Unite National Negotiating Committee will take resolute action in solidarity with Belfast workforce October 12th: Expressing his union’s outrage at the threat … Continue reading

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Flash stoppages by baggage handlers confirmed at Belfast City Airport

Unite serves Swissport with notice of industrial action plans commencing Monday October 23rd Swissport management must act now to avoid disruption to travelling public Confirming that his union had served notice to Swissport of the times and dates of planned … Continue reading

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Belfast City Airport baggage handlers vote for strike action

Strike ballot endorses action over management dismissal of union representative Union to consult members on specific form of the industrial action that will be taken September 28th: Confirming that Unite members working for Swissport in Belfast City Airport have voted … Continue reading

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Fujitsu strike action commences with non-unionised workers refusing to cross picket lines

Belfast workers join colleagues across UK for first twenty-four hour Fujitsu strike action against offshoring and compulsory redundancies Workers demand Fujitsu commit to UK workforce, end offshoring and become a fully accredited Living Wage employer February 28th: Unite the union’s … Continue reading

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