Tag Archives: Kieran Ellison

Action needed by Belfast City council to ensure trade union recognition rights after vote to wind down Active Belfast Leisure partnership

Decision by city councillors to end partnership removes only oversight mechanism but union pledges it will not silence voice of workers or challenge to poor management practices The move to wind down ABL runs in direct opposition to the political … Continue reading

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Langford Lodge strikes to go ahead as Unite pursues pay rise and action on equal pay scandal

Unite has notified management at Crumlin-based Langford Lodge that their workers will commence a first week of strike action in pursuit of a pay increase from 00.01am on Thursday 26th May. The union also wants the scandal of unequal pay … Continue reading

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Langford Lodge workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike action for improved pay

Unite members working at Langford Lodge, the successful Crumlin-based Aerospace & Defence company, have voted overwhelmingly for strike action on the issue of pay and an equal pay audit. The majority for strike action was 86.5 percent on a turnout … Continue reading

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Education Authority challenged by Unite to end ‘poverty pay’ as strike action recommences

As education workers return to picket-lines this morning, Unite the union called on the Education Authority to engage in talks to end poverty pay in Northern Ireland’s school services. The union emphasized that, despite Education Authority’s claims its hands are … Continue reading

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Education Authority workers to continue campaign for improved pay with further day of strike action announced

Following the first week of strike action taken by its members working in councils, the housing executive and education, Unite has confirmed that a further day of strike action is now planned by workers at the Education Authority for this coming Friday [April … Continue reading

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