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Belfast City Councillors and Greenwich Leisure Limited misleading public about health & safety breaches at leisure facilities

Members of the public told by a councillor that union concerns over failure to chlorinate pools are baseless Management company GLL misinforms members of the public that allegations are being made by disgruntled former employee September 13th: Michael Keenan, Regional … Continue reading

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Staff health & safety concerns at Ballysillan swimming pool ignored by outsourced management company Greenwich Leisure Limited

Failure to properly chlorinate pool since Saturday leaves pool attendants unable to see bottom of pool and ‘fishy’ odour Cost-cutting decision to scrap ‘plant operator’ positions at all leisure centres leaves GLL managers manually rechlorinating pools September 11th: Michael Keenan, … Continue reading

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GLL spin on corner-cutting does not address continued Health & Safety concerns at Belfast Leisure Centres

Outsourced management company tell press they have fifty-five pool plant operators when there are none remaining Crisis at pools continues with corner-cutting on staffing leading to continued failure to chlorinate and dangerous practice Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, responded to … Continue reading

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Leisure staff march on May Day to demand Belfast City Council take back responsibility for leisure centres

March and rally organised by Unite the union ahead of council debate on motion to bring outsourced leisure services back in-house Union reiterates claims that GLL understaffing has resulted and continues to result in serious health & safety breaches Unite … Continue reading

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Council must take back control of Leisure Centres, not conduct another delaying review

Unite in discussions with NIPSA on next steps in workforce campaign to reverse outsourcing After success of Falls and Shankill United Workers March, action not more words needed from Belfast City Council April 10th: Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, welcomed … Continue reading

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