Tag Archives: Liam Gallagher

Planned strike action at Dale Farm Ltd postponed as union ballots members on improved management pay offer

Forty-eight hour strike action by maintenance workers was due to start at 6am on Sunday will not now proceed September 7th: Liam Gallagher, speaking for the union’s membership at Dale Farm, confirmed that an initial forty-eight hour strike planned to … Continue reading

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Preparations underway for industrial action after Dale Farm Ltd management refuse to address workers’ pay claim

Maintenance workers across three Dale Farm Ltd sites vote 75% in favour of strike action and 80% for industrial action short of strike Unite representatives invite Dale Farm bosses to last ditch negotiations, including through mediation of Labour Relations Agency … Continue reading

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Schivo NI, formerly Maydown Precision Engineering, enters receivership, its closure is latest blow to North West industrial base

Company that formerly employed eighty-five closes its doors, ending fifty years manufacturing activity on Maydown site Union expresses outrage at Schivo which has left workers to seek minimum statutory redundancy pay from Department March 30th: Chair of Unite’s Executive Council … Continue reading

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Chair of Unite’s Ireland Executive warns Brexit poses threat to local authority workers

Risk that management may ‘harmonise’ down rights for workers in merged councils across Northern Ireland June 15th: After a meeting of the union’s representatives across all eleven super-councils in the Maldron Hotel Derry/Londonderry, Liam Gallagher, chair of the Irish Executive … Continue reading

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Unanimous support for Unite proposal to reintroduce student maintenance grants and a Living wage for apprentices

NIC-ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference endorses union’s call for strict enforcement of working time directive to stop exploitation of apprentices Access to public procurement contracts and grant-aid should be contingent on paying a Living Wage and meeting a 10% apprentice threshold … Continue reading

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