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Unite members to be balloted on strike action over sacking of injured Health & Safety rep at Encirc

Support offered for solidarity protest called by Fermanagh Council of Trade Unions in defence of Encirc workers this Saturday [19th May] 11am at Encirc factory gates Two workers had their arms crushed working with same piece of equipment – the … Continue reading

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Ballot on all out industrial action imminent at Moy Park over management threats to workforce terms and conditions

Unite warns new owners Pilgrim’s pride must reverse course to avoid massive distribution to UK chicken supplies Workforce voted 95% for strike action to defend shift premium in unofficial ‘consultative’ ballot May 14th: Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for agri-food … Continue reading

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Union calls for West Belfast community to back striking Belfast Taxis admin workers

Unite attempt to find resolution collapses as bosses fail to make any offer whatsoever and seek weeklong delay Female admin staff members’ continuous strike extends into second week in demand for first pay increase in years April 10th: Unite Regional … Continue reading

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Striking Belfast Taxis admin workers receive strong solidarity from Taxi Drivers who join pickets

Belfast Taxi bosses’ fake-news attempt to misrepresent union position on bus lanes falls flat Unite encourages taxi drivers to join the fightback and unionise to secure better pay for themselves March 28th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, called on Belfast … Continue reading

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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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