Tag Archives: Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council

NI Local Authorities: stop misleading the public and use your powers to provide real pay improvement

As Unite members in councils, education and housing across Northern Ireland continue strike action, the union has hit out at the misinformation from the employers.  The workers are on strike in pursuit of a pay increase to recover earnings lost … Continue reading

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Striking council workers, education workers and housing executive workers hear calls for Stormont to deliver a wage they can live on

On the fourth day of strike action by Unite members across all eleven councils, the NI Housing Executive and Education Authority, members of the union gathered at Stormont to hear demands for urgent action from politicians to reverse their `failure’ … Continue reading

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Unite members in councils, education authority, Housing Executive and Schools launch first week of strike action to win improved pay

Strike likely to result in significant disruption to council services, housing executive maintenance and school transport Union members will be striking for improved pay at all eleven local Councils, the Education Authority, the NI Housing Executive, North West Regional College, Belfast … Continue reading

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Council workers, education and housing executive workers announce first week of strike action for pay justice.

Unite calls on employers to move on pay to avert disruption from strike action set to commence Monday coming [21st March] Industrial action set to proceed at nineteen NJC employers after large majorities of Unite members vote for strike action Unite … Continue reading

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Workers at Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council demand answers on threatened outsourcing of festive lighting

Council workers told decision to outsource was taken at council Development committee meeting of September 2nd without any consultation with representative trade unions Unite the union challenges economic case for outsourcing of Christmas lighting across entire borough to private contractor, after last year’s … Continue reading

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