Tag Archives: Minimum Wage

Department of Health accused of devaluing vital care work

Unite slams two-tier Minimum Wage suggestion October 20th: Unite today accused the Department of Health of devaluing the essential work performed by around 4,000 care staff who “sleep over” while caring for vulnerable people.  The union was responding to reports … Continue reading

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“Insulting” Minimum Wage increase would widen inequality gap

Unite says 10 cent increase means real pay cut after inflation Low Pay Commission recommendation does not take account of soaring profits July 19th: Trade union Unite today slammed what it termed an “insulting” recommendation by the Low Pay Commission, … Continue reading

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Castle Court cleaners to be balloted on strike action over night shift redundancies

Robinson’s Services workers to be balloted following eight unnecessary redundancies Under management proposals cleaners on minimum wage would be expected to pay for taxis home at 3am April 14th: Davy Edmont, Unite officer for Robinson’s cleaning staff working in the … Continue reading

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SP Graham Ltd workers overwhelmingly reject management pay offer; strike remains set for Tuesday and Friday

Strike action will take at SP Graham Ltd outlets across Northern Ireland during Cheltenham festival Workers report strong support for industrial action for Living Wage among regular punters March 13th: Davy McMurray, Unite officer with responsibility for the union’s membership … Continue reading

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Attempted armed robbery at Grosvenor Road highlights threat to staff at SP Graham bookies

Investment needed to address personal security fears among largely female workforce Strike action over poverty pay to commence during Cheltenham festival March 3rd: Davy McMurray, Unite officer with responsibility for the union’s membership in Sean Graham bookmakers has highlighted the … Continue reading

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