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Council workers striking for a cost of living pay increase at Lisburn and Castlereagh blast unlawful use of agency workers in attempt to undermine industrial action

Unite the union will challenge desperate measures taken by bosses at local government authority who appear determined to avoid paying a cost of living increase to their employees regardless of the legality of their actions Workers on picket lines at … Continue reading

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Belfast City Council vote for Greenwich Leisure Limited to recognise leisure workforce unions must now be implemented

Leisure staff warn council that failure to recognise representative trade unions will led to ballot on industrial action. Outsourced leisure services across Belfast are delivered by a two-tier workforce with staff pay the lowest in Northern Ireland, further exposing them … Continue reading

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Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council challenged over costly preference for insecure agency staffing

Unite challenges management to address workforce pay claim through ending waste on agencies and consultants Unite members working at Lisburn and Castlereagh City council are due to commence all-out strike action to win a pay increase from next Tuesday. Their … Continue reading

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Strike action called at Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council after council bosses fail to deliver pay increase.

Unite the union notifies council of continuous strike action starting 6thSeptember 2022. After the breakdown of talks involving all three representative trade unions, Unite, GMB and NIPSA, strike action is now set to proceed at Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council. … Continue reading

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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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