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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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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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