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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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SIPTU and Unite to ballot staff at Waterfront and Ulster Halls for strike action

Belfast City Council owned ‘arms-length’ body fails to honour commitment to workforce Outsourced management seek to create two-tier workforce introducing poverty pay and attacking terms & conditions  October 19th: Speaking together for their respective unions, Niall McNally, SIPTU Organiser; and … 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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Swissport lockout threat at Belfast City Airport has potential to escalate industrial dispute in UK

Management threaten workers with a lockout if they participate in legitimate and legal strike action Regional Officer confident Unite National Negotiating Committee will take resolute action in solidarity with Belfast workforce October 12th: Expressing his union’s outrage at the threat … Continue reading

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