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Planned strike action at Dale Farm Ltd postponed as union ballots members on improved management pay offer

Forty-eight hour strike action by maintenance workers was due to start at 6am on Sunday will not now proceed September 7th: Liam Gallagher, speaking for the union’s membership at Dale Farm, confirmed that an initial forty-eight hour strike planned to … Continue reading

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Welcome for HSC Board clarification that 1,800 vacancy figure does not include all Health & Social Care staff groups

Admission confirms figure supplied by CEO for the Northern Ireland Health & Social Care Board, Valery Watts, to the Northern Ireland Select Committee was inaccurate Time for a reality check on status of our healthcare system and meaningful negotiations on … Continue reading

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Universal Credit causing misery and hardship for families in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland households claiming the new all-in-one benefit, Universal Credit are being plunged into misery and hardship Westminster government must stop the roll out of Universal Credit before even more families are forced into poverty 23rd May: As part of … Continue reading

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Bosses must remove threat to Moy Park workforce shift premiums to avoid strike ballot

Deep resentment felt over bosses’ attempts to squeeze $50 million ‘savings’ out of Moy Park workers for new owners Pilgrim’s Pride Moy Park struggling to sustain production as more than one thousand leave employment in last six months May 15th: … Continue reading

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Unite pickets placed on Belfast Taxis at 8.30am tomorrow morning in industrial dispute

In pay talks, Taxi bosses tie minimalist pay offer to significant changes to workers’ terms and conditions Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, confirmed his union’s membership would be picketing outside Belfast Taxi from 8.30am tomorrow morning [Wednesday March 14th]: “Unite … Continue reading

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