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Workforce at Lurgan-based Radius Plastics Ltd to be balloted on strike action

Formal industrial ballot opens today after bosses refuse to address workforce concerns over pay offer terms Regional Officer warns of potential for debilitating industrial action at plant in October if management don’t reconsider their position September 3rd: Sean Smyth, regional … Continue reading

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Industrial action suspended at Saica and Smurfit-Kappa to allow for further negotiations on a two-year pay deal

Work-to-rule and strike action suspended for twenty-eight days as management return to negotiations November 24th:  Confirming that unions representing members in Confederation of Paper Industries employers, including Saica and Smurfit-Kappa in Northern Ireland, have decided to suspend industrial action scheduled … Continue reading

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Industrial action to proceed at Saica and Smurfit-Kappa in Warrenpoint and Lurgan

Strike action likely to disrupt packaging supplies to Amazon and other suppliers Combined sectoral management blame Brexit for rejecting ‘reasonable’ pay claim November 23rd: Speaking ahead of an overtime ban commencing and a first twenty-four hour strike at packaging companies … Continue reading

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Unite Regional Chair says Lurgan rioting divisive, futile and must stop

Working people must redouble our efforts and focus on what unites us Progressive change requires political engagement says Gallagher January 26th: Speaking after this week’s meeting of Unite’s Irish Executive Committee, the union’s Regional Chairperson, Liam Gallagher, expressed disappointment at … Continue reading

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