Tag Archives: Productivity

Roads Service maintenance workers in Unite commence one week strike action

Road Workers demand productivity payment be integrated into payscales to remove potential mechanism for pay victimization. More than two hundreds Unite members employed by the Roads Service of Northern Ireland will be joining with colleagues in the GMB in taking … Continue reading

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IPPR Commission on Economic Justice report identifies key challenges for Northern Ireland’s economy

High-powered report highlights growing geographical and income gaps within UK economy Findings reinforce need for a functioning Executive to deliver a progressive and radical agenda for change September 6th: Jackie Pollock, Deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, responded to the interim … Continue reading

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Unite Policy Conference: Remarks by Jackie Pollock introducing Industrial Strategy debate

Introducing the debate on pensions at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast, Deputy Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said: I would like to open this debate focussing on the strengths of Northern Ireland industry. All too often we are forced … Continue reading

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Draft Programme for Government Framework inadequate to meet the challenges facing Northern Ireland

NI Executive must include targets for Manufacturing employment, R&D Investment, Productivity and Living Wage Unite committed to continued positive engagement with parties to advance growth, equality and reconciliation July 22nd: Speaking as his union submitted their response to the draft … Continue reading

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Unite confirms strike action dates at Newry Builders’ Merchants, Haldane Fisher

Overtime ban and twelve days of strike action to win cost-of-living pay increase at successful business Workers demand to be rewarded for higher productivity and years of pay moderation April 22nd: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, responsible for his union’s … Continue reading

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