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Solution to filling hospitality vacancies is paying more and improving working conditions not lowering salary thresholds

In response to Brexit labour supply pressures, employers must move to make hospitality and tourism attractive sectors for young workers Unite Hospitality Campaign Coordinator, Neil Moore, criticised the UK government’s new hard-right migration controls but also challenged Northern Ireland employers … Continue reading

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Workers at Allied Bakeries vote to accept improved pay offer and end industrial action

Result confirms that union-organised workforces can win Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite, commended the workforce at Allied Bakeries in Northern Ireland whose decisive and powerful strike action on Sunday won a significantly improved pay offer which was subsequently … Continue reading

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Allied Bakeries has four days to avoid disruptive strike ahead of Pancake Tuesday – but only if bosses deliver fair pay

Strike action set to commence at Allied Bakeries in Northern Ireland on Sunday from 6am after workers reject insulting management pay offer Pay gap remaining is only 24 pence an hour but must be bridged to avoid unnecessary disruption to … Continue reading

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Strike action set to commence at Allied Bakeries in Belfast – likely to impact UK supply of pancakes ahead of Pancake Tuesday

Unite members at Allied Bakeries in Belfast vote 75 percent for strike action in pursuit of five percent pay increase Sean McKeever, Regional Officer for Unite with responsibility for the food and drink sector, confirmed his union had informed management … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot members working at Allied Bakeries in Belfast on strike action over pay dispute

Existing pay offer from management is blasted as an insult to lowly-paid workers Sean McKeever, Regional Officer, confirmed his union was proceeding to ballot its members in Allied Bakeries after the latest management pay offer was rejected by the workforce … Continue reading

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