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Ballot on all out industrial action imminent at Moy Park over management threats to workforce terms and conditions

Unite warns new owners Pilgrim’s pride must reverse course to avoid massive distribution to UK chicken supplies Workforce voted 95% for strike action to defend shift premium in unofficial ‘consultative’ ballot May 14th: Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for agri-food … Continue reading

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Irish Life: Decision to close pension scheme down to greed rather than need

Jackie Pollock says workers backed by Unite strike fund amounting to tens of millions April 24th: Speaking on the Irish Life picket line in Dublin today, Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said the decision by Great West Lifeco and Irish … Continue reading

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Irish Life dispute: Second strike day set for April 24th

Irish workers squeezed as Great West Lifeco dividends rise Union challenges company to explain why Ireland singled out for scheme closure April 19th:  Unite today announced that a second day of strike action at Irish Life will take place on … Continue reading

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Irish Life workers set to strike on Thursday in defence of pensions

24-hour stoppage follows decisive vote for action April 10th: Close to 800 Unite members in Irish Life will be taking strike action on Thursday (April 12th) in a dispute centred on the company’s unilateral decision to close the workers’ Defined … Continue reading

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Victory for Extern workers as Labour Court recommends recognition of Unite

Union represents majority of staff working for social care provider Unite today (Thursday April 5th) hailed what it termed a ‘significant victory’ following the Labour Court’s recommendation that social care provider Extern recognise and engage with the union. Unite had … Continue reading

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