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Leisure staff march on May Day to demand Belfast City Council take back responsibility for leisure centres

March and rally organised by Unite the union ahead of council debate on motion to bring outsourced leisure services back in-house Union reiterates claims that GLL understaffing has resulted and continues to result in serious health & safety breaches Unite … Continue reading

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Greenwich Leisure Limited corner-cutting is impacting health & safety at Belfast Leisure Centres

Unite announces ‘May Day March’ on City Hall to demand municipal leisure centres are returned to in-house management Outsourced management company’s cuts to pool maintenance workers leave Jacuzzis green and pools without chlorine April 25th: Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, … Continue reading

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United Workers march to demand Belfast City Council take back control of outsourced Leisure Centres

Pricing policy under Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) pricing low-income communities out of ‘centres of excellence’ GLL two-tier workforce policy threatens continued T&Cs downgrading for former Belfast City Council employees April 6th: Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, spoke ahead of his … Continue reading

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Belfast City Council must vindicate employment rights of outsourced Leisure workers

Outsourced management company Greenwich Leisure Ltd effectively threatens 49 leisure workers around city with redundancy unless they accept reduced T&Cs contracts In addition more than twenty former Andersonstown Road Leisure Centre staff seeking right to return on same conditions of … Continue reading

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Capita crisis: Time to call time on outsourcing culture

Outsourcing giant’s profit warning should ring alarm bells says Unite  Is Capita set to be Ireland’s Carillion? January 31st: Unite today called on the Government to impose a moratorium on outsourcing pending a risk assessment of major contractors.  The call … Continue reading

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