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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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Fujitsu strike action commences with non-unionised workers refusing to cross picket lines

Belfast workers join colleagues across UK for first twenty-four hour Fujitsu strike action against offshoring and compulsory redundancies Workers demand Fujitsu commit to UK workforce, end offshoring and become a fully accredited Living Wage employer February 28th: Unite the union’s … Continue reading

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No justification for QUB management proposal to increase fees

NI Executive must take control of funding provided for higher education to ensure working-class children are not excluded Proposals to increase fees further indefensible at a time when senior management draw six figure salaries and students are leaving with five … Continue reading

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Fermanagh and Cavan Encirc Glass workforce express solidarity with striking colleagues in Chester

Encirc management must adopt a more conciliatory approach to workers taking lawful industrial action Threats and insults to striking workers have no role in modern and progressive industrial relations July 1st: Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for workers at Encirc … Continue reading

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Unite members accept improved pay offer at Builders’ Merchants, Haldane Fisher in Newry

Industrial action including overtime ban and twelve planned strike days called off Improved offer includes 2.5% pay increase and additional paid holiday April 28th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, welcomed the outcome of negotiations at which a significantly improved pay … Continue reading

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