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Sharon Graham says Mid Ulster council workers’ strike action won the day

Pay win secured after workers notified bosses of intent to move to all-out action after conclusion of four week strike The Win: two fully-consolidated pay grade increases and a one off payment of £750 above the bare National pay offer Unite’s … Continue reading

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Workers at Derry City & Strabane District Council to launch four-week strike action after they reject latest, inadequate pay offer

Council management has been notified of a four-week strike commencing 18th July and ending 14th August Latest pay offer provided no additional consolidated pay increase, leaving workers unprotected from surging inflation Unite has notified bosses at Derry City & Strabane … Continue reading

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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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Unite serves notice of strike ballot of workers at Local Authorities, Education Authority and Housing Executive

Northern Ireland Unite members to vote on industrial action alongside council workers in England and Wales Union urges members to vote yes for 10 percent after strong rejection of employers’ insulting 1.75 percent pay offer Unite today has served notice … Continue reading

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Newry, Mourne and Down District Council management must accord women period dignity

Union members slam inadequacy of council approach which seeks to place onus on staff for donations to addressing period poverty Management approach should focus on providing women with dignity and normalising a natural biological process Unite Regional Women’s and Equalities … Continue reading

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