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Strike action to proceed at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council as last minute talks collapse after management fail to address workers’ pay equality

Members of all four staff trade unions, Unite, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU, forced into picket lines from 6am tomorrow In a joint trade union side statement and ahead of the industrial action, workforce representatives laid the blame for the ‘avoidable’ … Continue reading

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Workers vote overwhelmingly for industrial action to defend pay and conditions in Newry, Mourne and Down

Unions call for council management to address workers’ grievances and avoid unnecessary and serious disruption to vital council services including cleansing and bin collections UNITE, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU to agree plan for escalation and potential strike dates on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Trade unions proceed with industrial action ballot over council bosses £2,500 pay attack at Newry, Mourne and Down

Unions left no alternative but proceed to ballot after management attempts to resolve longstanding legacy council workforce differences by attacking pay and T&Cs Council workers encouraged to participate in the ballot and send the strongest possible message to management that … Continue reading

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