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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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Flash stoppages by baggage handlers confirmed at Belfast City Airport

Unite serves Swissport with notice of industrial action plans commencing Monday October 23rd Swissport management must act now to avoid disruption to travelling public Confirming that his union had served notice to Swissport of the times and dates of planned … Continue reading

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Belfast City Airport baggage handlers vote for strike action

Strike ballot endorses action over management dismissal of union representative Union to consult members on specific form of the industrial action that will be taken September 28th: Confirming that Unite members working for Swissport in Belfast City Airport have voted … Continue reading

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