Tag Archives: Lurgan

Unite members at ABP declare victory after determined industrial action yields results

Improved offer secures no change to start times, RPI plus (forecasted) uplift for two years, payslip transparency and opens mediated negotiations on improvements to holiday pay, toilet breaks and finish times In Unite the union workplace ballot 94 percent vote … Continue reading

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Strike action at ABP Meats, Lurgan set to bring production lines to a standstill on Monday [November 4th]

First twenty-four hour strike at meat packing factory to commence midnight Monday [November 4th] Overwhelming support for industrial action driven by workers’ concerns over impact on childcare responsibilities Unite Regional Officer Brian Hewitt explained the background to a planned strike action by … Continue reading

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Welcome for decision by Armagh City, Banbridge, Craigavon Borough Council to keep new Craigavon leisure centre in-house

Decision by council reverses earlier decision to outsource leisure services and reflects widespread public opposition to move Unions will remain on guard to ensure that leisure services at Craigavon remain in-house going forward February 26th: There was jubilation among workers … Continue reading

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Craigavon protest called over threat by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough to outsource leisure services

£3.2 million of ratepayers money has been wasted on consultants threatening a possible 14 percent rates hike post-election Work force representatives from the GMB, NIPSA and UNITE unions who represent the workforce in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council … Continue reading

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ABC council vote to outsource Craigavon leisure threatens community access to leisure services

Experience of outsourcing of leisure services in Belfast City Council has been higher prices, reduced staffing and user access Unite the union vows to make demand for leisure services to stay in-house central to upcoming local elections February 12th: Workers … Continue reading

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