Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

Tesco stores in Northern Ireland face empty shelves ahead of Christmas, after workers reject ‘derisory’ pay offer and confirm all-out strike

Tesco warehouse and HGV drivers based in the Belfast depot and drivers in the Antrim depot will join with colleagues in Didcot and Doncaster in a strike action which poses the likelihood of severe disruption to Tesco supplies across Northern … Continue reading

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Department of Education must intervene to ensure adoption of progressive policies by all schools in Northern Ireland

Union highlights concerns over the low numbers of schools installing Education Authority carbon dioxide monitors and providing free period dignity products As a result of contacts from education workers, Unite has identified that there has been a very low uptake … Continue reading

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Unite the union condemns NI Protocol related attack on Translink bus and one of its members in Newtownabbey

Translink workforce are left deeply angered at continuing attacks and feel that they are a political punchbag for issues above their head Following discussions with management on measures to increase security and support for drivers, Unite the union condemned the attack on a Translink bus … Continue reading

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Attacks on public transport services, public transport workers and local communities must end

Unite the union calls for those with influence to do all they can to ensure and end to attacks on public transport Following this morning’s burning of a Translink bus in Newtownards, Unite the union deputy Regional Secretary Davy Thompson … Continue reading

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Unite workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike ballot at Balcas over chocolate bar insult for working through Covid lockdown

Two mass workplace meetings at Enniskillen timber mill vote to initiate strike ballot for proper recognition of Covid lockdown effort Management claims that Covid recognition payment is included in a two and a half-year old pay deal are completely rejected … Continue reading

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