Tag Archives: lay-offs

Welcome for Belfast City Council u-turn on lay-off of 140 casual workers employed at Waterfront & Ulster Hall, reversing a decision branded as ‘shambolic’ by councillors

Funding is provided by council to meet wage supports needed by Government’s job support scheme guaranteeing workers’ income to end of current tax year As a result of other decisions taken at tonight’s council meeting, Unite will demand Greenwich Leisure … Continue reading

Posted in Covid, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases, Public Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Belfast City Council must intervene to ensure livelihoods of 140 casual workers employed by council-owned company at Waterfront & Ulster Hall

Councillors cannot wash their hands of this decision – they must intervene to secure jobs of Waterfront and Ulster Hall workers Decision to lay off 140 workers made when employers had to contribute 33 percent of wages – it must … Continue reading

Posted in Covid, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases, Public Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unite to challenge legality of Swissport plans for two-week lay-off at Belfast City Airport

Stormont Ministers’ failure to intervene has allowed tailwinds of Flybe collapse to spiral Unite represents the overwhelming majority of the approximately 150 Swissport employees at Belfast City Airport. Regional Officer for the workers, George Brash, confirmed that shop stewards representing … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases, Public Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment