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Unite members vote with a 90 percent majority for strike action in demand of improved pay at Spirit Aerosystems

Strike action likely to proceed at all Spirit sites unless management responds with a pay offer that protects workers from surging price rises  Unite the union, which represents the majority of workers at Spirit Aerosystems in Belfast, confirm that its members have voted … Continue reading

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Union expresses revulsion at decision by Regina Coeli House management committee to sack hostel workers

Five workers sacked despite employer assurances they would not receive a decision until next week Unite question if dismissal was designed to avoid paying meagre redundancy to employees  Workers at Regina Coeli House who are now into the seventh week … Continue reading

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Welcome for Department of Education extension of childcare sustainability fund

Public commitment by Education Minister could mean additional payment of £765 to registered childminders Move comes after intense campaign to highlight needs of practitioners by Unite the union Registered Childminders branch Unite the union welcomed today’s commitment by Education Minister … Continue reading

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DHL Supply Chain operating at Spirit AeroSystems served with notice of strike action commencing next week after unanimous vote by workforce

Unite the union warns strike will impact all aspects of Spirit AeroSystems production in Northern Ireland as DHL workforce handles every part from the rivets to the wings After an industrial ballot returned a 100 percent vote for strike action … Continue reading

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Joint call from NICMA and Unite for extended support to Registered Childminders as survey highlights downturn to incomes across sector

Extensive survey of Registered Childminders identifies large loss of earnings across the board with almost two-thirds not having returned to operating capacity Northern Ireland Child Minding Association (NICMA) and Unite issue joint demand for extension to Childcare Recovery Support scheme … Continue reading

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