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Low paid, frontline Thompsons’ feedmill workers insulted with pay increase of as little as seven pence an hour while millions go to shareholders in dividends

Accounts confirm company profits of more than four million a year, 70 percent paid out to coupon-clippers as dividends, while workers offered a bare 0.6 percent pay increase Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, challenged the insulting pay offer of a … Continue reading

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Queens University Students Union workers celebrate major win as management u-turn delivers 100 percent furlough, backdated to November

Unite signs agreement with University authorities after Students Union workers vote overwhelmingly to accept offer Welcoming the success of his union’s members, Unite hospitality organiser Neil Moore, said: “This is a huge result for our members who were employed as … Continue reading

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Queens University workers hold socially-distanced protests as campaign for wage justice intensifies

Unite reiterates that contrary to QUB excuses, its legal advice confirms their members working in the Students Union are eligible for furlough payments On a day when a number of socially-distanced protests in support of Students’ union workers were held … Continue reading

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Queens University must avail of eleventh hour opportunity to furlough students union workers to avoid escalating campaign for wage justice

HMRC officials stand ready to receive application from Queens to furlough and backdate payments for student union workers ahead of midnight deadline Unite legal department letter highlights that HMRC guidelines have been changed to remove any impediment to use of … Continue reading

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Disgraceful Queens University decision leaves zero-hours workers facing impoverishment

Official University response to collective grievance offers no hope to workers, 45 percent of whom have had to lost their accommodation due to financial hardship Unite Hospitality organiser, Neil Moore, blasted the response of Queens University to a collective grievance … Continue reading

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