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Unite warns of four more weeks of strike at ‘greedy’ Caterpillar in fight to win ‘cost of living’ pay

Unite the union has notified Caterpillar that their members working for the corporation at Larne and Springvale in Belfast will launch a further four weeks of strike action at both plants in the fight for a pay deal that reflects … Continue reading

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Andor poised for strike ballot as Unite reveals 9 in 10 of workforce can’t make ends meet as costs rise

Workers at the optical instruments manufacturer Andor Technology site in Springvale, Belfast are poised to ballot for strike action in a bid to improve their pay in order to meet rising living costs. Unite, the union representing the workforce, says that recent survey of … Continue reading

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Unite members to take strike action at `greedy’ Caterpillar after overwhelming rejection of latest pay offer tied to compulsory overtime

Strike action is likely to paralyse production at both Springvale, Belfast and Larne production sites Unite has notified management of a series of dates for a campaign of industrial action at Caterpillar in Northern Ireland. The first strike will occur … Continue reading

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Caterpillar workers stand united against attempts to divide with sectarian graffiti at Springvale site

Unite contacts political leaders from DUP and Sinn Féin to seek to calm situation January 9th: Unite Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, confirmed that he had been in contact with political representatives from both sides of the community divide in relation … Continue reading

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Andor jobs blow completely unjustified

Eighteen workers face redundancy at profitable West Belfast plant Unite to consult members on response to management  plans February 13th: Unite Regional Officer, Jackie Pollock expressed his union’s outrage at management proposals at Andor which will see eighteen workers made redundant … Continue reading

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