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Unite survey of striking housing workers exposes shocking impact of poverty pay at NIHE

90% struggling to make ends meet, 73% borrowing to get by, one-in-three forced to use foodbanks A Unite the union survey of its members working for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive has exposed the scale of the financial pressures bearing … Continue reading

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Housing Executive workers’ strike for improved pay to continue for a further four weeks

Absence of any movement from NIHE management on 1.75% offer “galling”. Unite the union confirmed that it had lodged notification that the four week strike action being taken by its members working in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive will continue for … Continue reading

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Thales workforce vote with 77.5 percent majority for strike action in pursuit of improved pay

Unite the union urges management to improve pay and avoid prospect of strike action Trade union, Unite confirmed its members at Thales in Northern Ireland have voted in an industrial ballot with a 77.5 percent majority for strike action in … Continue reading

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Council workers striking for a cost of living pay increase at Lisburn and Castlereagh blast unlawful use of agency workers in attempt to undermine industrial action

Unite the union will challenge desperate measures taken by bosses at local government authority who appear determined to avoid paying a cost of living increase to their employees regardless of the legality of their actions Workers on picket lines at … Continue reading

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Workers at Causeway Coast and Glens council to commence all-out strike action tomorrow after councils vote down pay increase

Offer of two pay points plus a cash lump sum to end dispute was rejected at last night’s council meeting by a single vote in the chamber Unite the union has confirmed that its members at Causeway Coast and Glens … Continue reading

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