Tag Archives: Inflation

Unite to ballot members working at Allied Bakeries in Belfast on strike action over pay dispute

Existing pay offer from management is blasted as an insult to lowly-paid workers Sean McKeever, Regional Officer, confirmed his union was proceeding to ballot its members in Allied Bakeries after the latest management pay offer was rejected by the workforce … Continue reading

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All out strike action by female administrative workers commences at Belfast Taxis

Female workers picket Black Taxis headquarters on King Street after continued management inaction on longstanding pay demands Questions over community interest company bosses’ attitude to women workers with no females on Board, in full-time management staff and only one female … Continue reading

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Welcome break in Departmental log-jam ensures healthcare workers receive independent pay body recommended pay increase

Unite welcomes news that healthcare workers will now receive recommended one percent pay increase Latest Retail Price Inflation figures mean HSC workers effectively still suffering a 2.9% standard of living cut December 13th: Kevin McAdam, Unite Industrial officer with responsibility … Continue reading

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Unite puts Moy Park management on notice over increased use of minimum wage agency workers

Chief Executive Janet McCollum refuses to meet with union to address pay concerns and her support for Pilgrim’s Pride takeover  Moy Park £41 million profit must be used to end scourge of poverty pay and deliver an inflation-busting pay increase … Continue reading

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Latest household income stats confirm work failing to lift workers out of poverty

62% of all Northern Ireland adults in poverty in 2015-16 were living in working households Marginal increase in total incomes in Northern Ireland leaves households lagging far behind rest of UK Jackie Pollock, Deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, said that … Continue reading

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