Tag Archives: low pay

Preparations underway for industrial action after Dale Farm Ltd management refuse to address workers’ pay claim

Maintenance workers across three Dale Farm Ltd sites vote 75% in favour of strike action and 80% for industrial action short of strike Unite representatives invite Dale Farm bosses to last ditch negotiations, including through mediation of Labour Relations Agency … Continue reading

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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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