Tag Archives: Sean McKeever

All-out strike for fair pay set to commence at Hovis as workforce votes overwhelmingly for industrial action

Pickets for Boucher Road site will go up at one minute past midnight on Friday after 88 percent majority votes for strike action in pursuit of 5.1 percent pay claim Deducting shift premiums, overtime and bonuses, Hovis workers receive a basic … Continue reading

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Unite members at Hovis in Belfast to be balloted on strike action in fair pay dispute

Once overtime and shift bonuses are removed, basic rates of pay in bread manufacturer are below the legal minimum Strike ballot is likely to be result in widespread disruption to bread supply in January 2020 Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, … Continue reading

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Moy Park strike ballot called by Unite in defence of workforce terms and conditions

Strike ballot of more than three thousand Unite members in largest Northern Ireland employer will proceed in coming weeks April 15th: Sean McKeever, Unite Regional Officer representing Unite’s members at Moy Park sites across Northern Ireland confirmed that the union … Continue reading

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Concern that temporary closure of Moy Park line in Ballymena will be permanent with loss of up to 400 jobs

April 3rd: Latest jobs cull in Ballymena is driven by reckless greed and comes at a time of swelling corporate profits Workers left with little confidence in management promises made while company’s corporate executives face US trial Sean McKeever, Unite Regional … 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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