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Tesco stores in Northern Ireland face empty shelves ahead of Christmas, after workers reject ‘derisory’ pay offer and confirm all-out strike

Tesco warehouse and HGV drivers based in the Belfast depot and drivers in the Antrim depot will join with colleagues in Didcot and Doncaster in a strike action which poses the likelihood of severe disruption to Tesco supplies across Northern … Continue reading

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Third day of industrial action resumes with Unite members in Burke shipping and Foyle port carrying out simultaneous strikes.

Foyle port workers striking to win a cost of living increase and Burke Shipping workers demand pay parity with other dockers in Foyle and across Northern Ireland.  Despite all-party council vote in support of striking dock workers employers refuse to … Continue reading

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Unite members at Ulster Carpets in Portadown to vote on strike action after managers’ ‘move the goalposts’ on wage negotiations. 

Ulster carpets’ Managing Director Nick Coburn CBE challenged on his refusal to back date pay deal costing each worker £700. Despite the sharp Covid downturn, Ulster Carpets Holdings Ltd continued to enjoy success and rack up the profits. In 2021 … Continue reading

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Glen Dimplex in Portadown must end cycle of poverty pay by offering workers a decent pay rise

Unite has made a counter-offer to management to end debilitating strike and awaits management response First day of strike action at home heater manufacturer resulted in a collapse in production. Two more strike days to follow. Nine out of ten … Continue reading

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Unite the union condemns NI Protocol related attack on Translink bus and one of its members in Newtownabbey

Translink workforce are left deeply angered at continuing attacks and feel that they are a political punchbag for issues above their head Following discussions with management on measures to increase security and support for drivers, Unite the union condemned the attack on a Translink bus … Continue reading

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