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Langford Lodge workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike action for improved pay

Unite members working at Langford Lodge, the successful Crumlin-based Aerospace & Defence company, have voted overwhelmingly for strike action on the issue of pay and an equal pay audit. The majority for strike action was 86.5 percent on a turnout … Continue reading

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Unite is preparing to ballot members at Collins Aerospace on strike action after workforce rejects latest inadequate pay offer

Collins Aerospace remains profitable despite aerospace downturn and can afford to pay workers more After a second rejection by the workforce of the latest below-inflation pay offer from management, Unite confirmed that it was proceeding to ballot workers on strike … Continue reading

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Hovis workers vote with a majority of 79 percent to accept latest, improved pay offer from management and end their 11 day strike action

Unite welcomes increased pay offer as decisive victory for workforce achieved through collective organisation and industrial militancy Pay deal includes 8 percent increase over two years, with first increase backdated to January 2021, as well as LRA conducted industrial relations … Continue reading

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Warnings of possibility of bread shortages in Northern Ireland as Unite members in Hovis vote overwhelmingly for strike action

Pickets set to be deployed at Hovis’ South Belfast site from 6am Friday May 14th with commencement of all-out strike action   Bread production workers who are seeking a 10 percent pay increase, vote with a 90.5 percent majority for strike … Continue reading

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Strike action paused at Allied Bakeries for ballot after company makes improved pay offer

Workforce will now be balloted on new offer by Unite and BFAWU  Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite, commended Allied Bakeries’ workers on a powerful strike which secured an improved pay offer from bosses. The pay increase will now … Continue reading

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