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Glen Dimplex in Portadown must end cycle of poverty pay by offering workers a decent pay rise

Unite has made a counter-offer to management to end debilitating strike and awaits management response First day of strike action at home heater manufacturer resulted in a collapse in production. Two more strike days to follow. Nine out of ten … Continue reading

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Glen Dimplex UK Ltd in Portadown served with notice of strike action after 96 percent of workforce vote for action in strike ballot for a Living Wage

First three day strike action is due to commence with workforce pickets forming at 6am Wednesday November 10th for three days ending 3pm Friday November 12th Unite the union warns of likelihood that initial strike action will escalate to all … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland Executive must ensure Chancellor moves on June 10th furlough deadline currently blocking support to 500 Thompson Aero Seating workers

Government intervention and investment for repurposing needed to preserve Aerospace jobs and skills as sharp downturn leads to empty order books Kieran Ellison, Unite Regional Officer for Thompson Aero Seating, expressed his union’s dismay at this afternoon’s announcement by Thompson … Continue reading

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Moy Park bosses refusal to provide workforce Covid testing blasted by Unite the union

Group’s latest profits showed £72 million in operating profits with the top-paid director receiving £2.6 million In the face of total and continued inaction by the Stormont Ministers on crisis in meatpacking sector, workers will organise to defend themselves Sean McKeever, Regional Officer for … Continue reading

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Urgent action needed by Stormont Ministers after Moy Park worker dies from Covid-19 and clusters of infection reported at a growing number of poultry and meatpacking sites

Moy Park’s Dungannon site must be temporarily shutdown while entire workforce, and families, is tested and assessed, with workers receiving full pay for duration  Health and Safety Executive of NI must conduct responsive and unannounced physical inspections of meat processing … Continue reading

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