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Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots must clarify whether his decision to abolish the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) is a conflict of interest

Agriculture Minister Poots, a member of the Ulster Farmers’ Union, called out on Ministerial Code of Conduct over his decision to deliver on longstanding UFU priority Union warns that abolition of AWB will give green light to employers exploiting highly … Continue reading

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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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Monaghan Mushrooms must immediately introduce lateral flow testing and provide fully-paid sick leave to self-isolating workers at its Benburb site

Workers have told Unite of an extensive Covid-19 outbreak at Monaghan Mushrooms production site in Battleford Road, Benburb If outbreak affecting majority of workforce is confirmed, site must be shut for a deep-cleanse pending safe return with testing and full … Continue reading

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Moy Park bosses must test entire workforce at Randalstown feed mill after latest Covid outbreak

Unite warns that virus outbreak has potential to impact feed supply to millions of chickens across Northern Ireland Sean McKeever, Unite Regional Officer warned management at Moy Park that they had to move swiftly to ensure testing of all fifty … 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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