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Kerry Foods must pay their indispensable workforce a Living Wage

Unite welcomes reversal of bosses’ refusal to furlough vulnerable workers and bonus payment to Coleraine workforce Liam Gallagher, Unite Regional Officer for workers at Kerry Foods in Coleraine, Enniskillen and Omagh welcomed recent moves by management to address outstanding issues but called on them to ensure … Continue reading

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Kerry Foods must commit to become a Living Wage employer and end in-work poverty

Enniskillen and Coleraine Kerry Foods workers vote overwhelmingly to reject offer which would have left them paid only 28 pence above legal minimum 2019/2020 Living Wage affording access to basic basket of goods and services is £9.30 an hour Liam … Continue reading

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Increased Living Wage figure highlights poverty gap between low pay and high rents

July 3rd: Responding to today’s announcement that the 2019 Living Wage has been calculated as €12.30 per hour – a 40 cent increase – trade union Unite said the increased highlights what Senior Officer Brendan Ogle termed the “poverty gap” … Continue reading

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Dundalk philanthropist Naughton told ‘Charity begins at home’

Glen Dimplex founder challenged on failure to pay Living Wage Unite announces strike action in Portadown following talks breakdown November 11th: Noted philanthropist Martin Naughton, founder of consumer appliance giant Glen Dimplex, has been challenged on the company’s failure to … Continue reading

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Two, day-long strike actions confirmed at Glen Dimplex as workforce doubles down for pay justice

Twenty-four hour strike actions confirmed to run from 7am on Friday November 16th and Monday November 19th Billionaire owner Martin Naughton challenged on his group’s refusal to meet workers’ £8.75 Living wage pay claim November 11th: Regional Coordinating Officer Susan … Continue reading

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