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Striking Belfast Taxi admin workers win support of public and solidarity of taxi drivers

All but five of the 160 taxi drivers refuse to cross striking workers’ picket line Belfast Taxis must address fact that some of their lowest paid workers haven’t receive pay increase in years March 14th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, … Continue reading

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Belfast City Airport strike suspended after management commit to independent industrial relations audit

Unite the union agree to suspend planned strike action of their baggage-handlers working for Swissport for two weeks pending outcome of review  Management commit to independent audit of industrial relations and to review human resource processes  Speaking after leaving last … Continue reading

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Strike action set to proceed at Belfast City Airport over Swissport dismissal of union rep

First two hours strike action by baggage handlers and ground staff will commence at 2.15pm tomorrow [Monday October 23rd]   Last minutes talks offered by Swissport management for 10am [on Monday October 23rd] must address staff concerns to avert action … Continue reading

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Swissport management must engage to avert looming strike action by baggage-handlers at Belfast City Airport

Threat to lock out workers has galvanised support for strike action and solicited widespread expressions of solidarity Management must use remaining days to engage positively or seek mediation through the Labour Relations Agency October 18th: Unite Regional Industrial Officer, George … Continue reading

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Unite commemorates legacy of LGBT activist, Mark Ashton, by launching a bursary for young people’s solidarity projects

Unite the union will launch its Mark Ashton bursary this evening [7pm, Thursday May 18th] as part of LGBT awareness week. The bursary worth up to £300 will be available is aimed at young people developing projects which shows solidarity … Continue reading

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