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Strike action paused at Allied Bakeries for ballot after company makes improved pay offer

Workforce will now be balloted on new offer by Unite and BFAWU  Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite, commended Allied Bakeries’ workers on a powerful strike which secured an improved pay offer from bosses. The pay increase will now … Continue reading

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Delivery vehicles backed up at Allied Bakeries site on Castlereagh Road as picketing workers stand strong

Huge levels of popular support for workforce in all-out strike action for Fair Pay  Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite commended both her members and those of the Bakers’ union (BFAWU) who established a powerful picket line at the … Continue reading

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Call for public to back the striking Allied Bakeries workers as pickets set for Castlereagh Road site

All-out strike action to commence at Allied Bakeries from 6am tomorrow Workforce strike action seeks to lift basic pay significantly above minimum wage Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer called for the public to support workers forced into taking an all-out … Continue reading

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Investment for future growth must follow sale of Bombardier Aerospace to Spirit Aerosystems

Skills and capacity of Bombardier manufacturing workforce is world class and has driven commercial interest   Welcoming the announcement of the sale of Bombardier’s Aerospace manufacturing operation to aerospace components manufacturer Spirit Aero Systems, Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said: “Today’s deal will … Continue reading

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Jeff Wright has chance to safeguard livelihoods of the Wrightbus workers through eleventh hour intervention

Deadline for resolution of land issue now is 10am tomorrow morning [October 10th]    Increasing numbers of workers now face prospect of going to food banks after two weeks without work   Unite Regional Officer for Wrightbus, George Brash, urged Jeff Wright to urgently … Continue reading

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