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Strike action to commence at Glen Dimplex, Portadown from 7am tomorrow

First twenty-four strike action by production workers in pursuit of a Living Wage of £8.75 an hour No excuse for failure of Glen Dimplex management to provide three percent increase in light of group profits of €38 million October 28th: … Continue reading

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2018 NISRA Survey of Hours & Earnings confirms Northern Ireland employees work longer for less

Private sector weekly earnings shows less than one percent real terms (RPI) increase primarily a result of statistic distortion caused by minimum wage jump Public sector pay continues to fall in real terms as austerity pay policies bite and absence … Continue reading

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Glen Dimplex workforce to escalate industrial action in pursuit of Living Wage

After nearly week of overtime ban, first twenty-four hour strike action set to commence at midnight Monday 29th October Portadown workforce gears itself for battle to end in-work poverty at group which made €38 million profit last year October 25th: … Continue reading

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Unprecedented and robust vote for strike action at Glen Dimplex, Craigavon as workforce demands a Living Wage

Following 86% vote for industrial action, Unite official to meet with workforce reps to discuss strike action    Management at a company which made €38 million profit last year have no excuse but to address in-work poverty Announcing the results … Continue reading

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Increased Living Wage figure highlights need to tackle gap between wages and costs

July 4th: Responding to today’s announcement that the 2018 Living Wage has been calculated as €11.90 per hour – a 20 cent increase – trade union Unite said the increase highlights the need to tackle the unsustainable gap between low … Continue reading

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