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Striking housing workers vote 99.5 percent on 93.5 percent turnout to reject inadequate NI Housing Executive pay offer

As industrial action by housing workers enters its twenty-third week without resolution, Unite demands Department for Communities intervention Thousands of social housing tenants are left without needed repair and maintenance work as a result of management intransigence Unite the union has … Continue reading

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Department for Infrastructure must show leadership to resolve Rathlin Island ferry dispute

Union says workers and Rathlin Island community treated as expendable in wrangle over outsourced service Unite the union has demanded urgent action by the Department for Infrastructure to resolve an ongoing pay dispute and safeguard the ferry service to Rathlin … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland Health and Social Care workers strike for improved pay

Massive 87 per cent average vote for strike action across Northern Ireland trusts 4000 Unite members to strike on 26 January, February 16 ,17 and 23, 24. Unite the union has confirmed that its members working across the health and … Continue reading

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Rathlin Island ferry confirm further January strike dates as Unite urges Infrastructure Department to step in

Three year pay freeze amid living costs crisis leaves workers with no alternative Workers deliver 85 percent majority to strike for improved pay Unite the union has called on the Department for Infrastructure to intervene and ensure workers on the … Continue reading

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Department for Infrastructure must intervene to avoid strike which will hugely impact Rathlin Island community

Strike action set for early new year after private sector operator refuses to provide pay increase to ferry workers Ferry workers vote for strike action with a 85 percent majority after three years of a pay freeze Unite the union … Continue reading

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