Tag Archives: low pay

All out strike action by female administrative workers commences at Belfast Taxis

Female workers picket Black Taxis headquarters on King Street after continued management inaction on longstanding pay demands Questions over community interest company bosses’ attitude to women workers with no females on Board, in full-time management staff and only one female … Continue reading

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NHS pay offer must translate into pay parity for Northern Ireland healthcare workers

UK-wide deal offering 6.5% to NHS workers over three years is welcome news for healthcare workers who have seen real terms pay fall over last decade Wednesday March 21st: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional officer with responsibility for his union’s membership … Continue reading

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Moy Park and Tayto on list of employers fined for failing to pay their workforce the legal minimum

338 employees at Moy Park denied minimum pay do not work at Unite sites but union seeks urgent meeting with CEO for explanation Wealthy Hutchinson family must answer why their company, Tayto, has had to be fined to pay their … Continue reading

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Jackie Pollock takes over as head of Unite in Ireland

Precarious work, low pay and Brexit among challenges identified by new Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock has succeeded Jimmy Kelly as Unite Regional Secretary.  From Belfast, Jackie Pollock has been involved in trade unionism since the 1980s, and most recently served … Continue reading

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Unite puts Moy Park management on notice over increased use of minimum wage agency workers

Chief Executive Janet McCollum refuses to meet with union to address pay concerns and her support for Pilgrim’s Pride takeover  Moy Park £41 million profit must be used to end scourge of poverty pay and deliver an inflation-busting pay increase … Continue reading

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