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Glen Dimplex UK Ltd in Portadown served with notice of strike action after 96 percent of workforce vote for action in strike ballot for a Living Wage

First three day strike action is due to commence with workforce pickets forming at 6am Wednesday November 10th for three days ending 3pm Friday November 12th Unite the union warns of likelihood that initial strike action will escalate to all … Continue reading

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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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