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Striking housing workers vote 99.5 percent on 93.5 percent turnout to reject inadequate NI Housing Executive pay offer

As industrial action by housing workers enters its twenty-third week without resolution, Unite demands Department for Communities intervention Thousands of social housing tenants are left without needed repair and maintenance work as a result of management intransigence Unite the union has … Continue reading

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Rathlin Island ferry confirm further January strike dates as Unite urges Infrastructure Department to step in

Three year pay freeze amid living costs crisis leaves workers with no alternative Workers deliver 85 percent majority to strike for improved pay Unite the union has called on the Department for Infrastructure to intervene and ensure workers on the … Continue reading

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Tenants groups in Belfast and Craigavon challenge NIHE on impact of unresolved strike

Workers enter their fifteen week of strike action for improved pay as LRA-mediated talks are due to commence this week Striking housing workers at NIHE have linked up with tenants associations and residents groups across the three housing regions impacted … Continue reading

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NI Housing Executive bosses must show respect to workers and tenants and clear their diaries to engage in negotiations to end housing worker strike

Responding to the media appearance of NIHE Chief Executive Grainia Long on regional radio this morning where she failed to touch upon the profound crisis facing social housing tenants, Unite the union has challenged NIHE management on their inaction. Press … Continue reading

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Housing Executive board inaction in face of withdrawal of private contractors and ongoing housing workers strike is exacerbating social housing crisis

4,000 tenants left without needed housing improvements and almost 400 houses left empty as a result Unite the union welcomes the offer by newly appointed chair of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive Nicole Lappin to engage directly with the trade … Continue reading

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