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Unprecedented and robust vote for strike action at Glen Dimplex, Craigavon as workforce demands a Living Wage

Following 86% vote for industrial action, Unite official to meet with workforce reps to discuss strike action    Management at a company which made €38 million profit last year have no excuse but to address in-work poverty Announcing the results … Continue reading

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New legislation making deductions from tips illegal is long overdue and must apply in full to Northern Ireland

October 1st: Unite hospitality members in Northern Ireland plan day of solidarity with strikers in McDonald’s, Witherspoon’s and TGIFridays this Thursday [October 4th] Exploitation in hospitality sector is so pervasive that Conservative government has been forced under pressure to legislate … Continue reading

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Planned strike action at Dale Farm Ltd postponed as union ballots members on improved management pay offer

Forty-eight hour strike action by maintenance workers was due to start at 6am on Sunday will not now proceed September 7th: Liam Gallagher, speaking for the union’s membership at Dale Farm, confirmed that an initial forty-eight hour strike planned to … Continue reading

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Anger and concern among workforce at Bombardier management over further outsourcing

Without warning sell-off to ‘Lauak Group’ of France is latest incident of offshoring and outsourcing impacting jobs in Northern Ireland Bombardier corporate management should remember the determination and strength demonstrated by workers during threat to jobs from US tariffs August … Continue reading

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Preparations underway for industrial action after Dale Farm Ltd management refuse to address workers’ pay claim

Maintenance workers across three Dale Farm Ltd sites vote 75% in favour of strike action and 80% for industrial action short of strike Unite representatives invite Dale Farm bosses to last ditch negotiations, including through mediation of Labour Relations Agency … Continue reading

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