Tag Archives: Neil Moore

MediaHuis closure of Newry site is a severe blow to Northern Ireland’s print sector

Unite seeks to defend employment of 46 workers who face prospect of redundancy Last week the MediaHuis group, which owns the Independent titles and Belfast Telegraph, made public its plans to end printing at their Newry site. The facility is … Continue reading

Posted in Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Haldane Fisher workers win 12 percent pay increase from bosses and remove threat of strike action

Unite the union’s members at leading timber and building merchants vote with 78.4% majority to accept pay deal providing 12 percent increase over fifteen months In July Unite members working at Haldane Fisher, Northern Ireland’s leading timber and building merchants, … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workers end strike action at Interface, Craigavon after winning inflation-busting pay increase

After one week of strike action, union members vote overwhelmingly to accept ​15.25% percent pay increase Unite members working at flooring manufacturer Interface Europe, based in Craigavon, have voted overwhelmingly to end their strike action after receiving a much improved pay … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

All-out strike at Interface Europe in Craigavon over pay cut proposal

Business turned a £3.7 million profit in 2020 with director earning 40 times workers’ basic pay Workers at the Craigavon-based flooring manufacturer Interface Europe are set to commence continuous (all-out) strike action in a dispute over pay. The strike follows … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Manufacturing, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Andor poised for strike ballot as Unite reveals 9 in 10 of workforce can’t make ends meet as costs rise

Workers at the optical instruments manufacturer Andor Technology site in Springvale, Belfast are poised to ballot for strike action in a bid to improve their pay in order to meet rising living costs. Unite, the union representing the workforce, says that recent survey of … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment