Tag Archives: Swissport

Swissport management must engage to avert looming strike action by baggage-handlers at Belfast City Airport

Threat to lock out workers has galvanised support for strike action and solicited widespread expressions of solidarity Management must use remaining days to engage positively or seek mediation through the Labour Relations Agency October 18th: Unite Regional Industrial Officer, George … Continue reading

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Flash stoppages by baggage handlers confirmed at Belfast City Airport

Unite serves Swissport with notice of industrial action plans commencing Monday October 23rd Swissport management must act now to avoid disruption to travelling public Confirming that his union had served notice to Swissport of the times and dates of planned … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot members at Swissport on strike action over dismissal of union rep

Notice served on Swissport management informing them of industrial action ballot today Ballot to close on September 27th with possibility of strike action commencing in October August 31st: Commenting on his union’s decision to ballot members working for Swissport in … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in Swissport dispute as Unite calls off Christmas strike action

December 21st: A breakthrough on the pay and conditions of baggage handlers, check-in staff and ground crew employed by Swissport has seen Unite, the workers’ union, announce today (Tuesday) that a pre-Christmas strike has been called off. The 48 hour … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas 48-hour strike action of cargo and baggage handlers announced for Belfast International and Belfast City Airports

Swissport workers to commence first two-day strike action from 00.01 December 23rd following 62.5% vote to reject below-inflation pay offer Management must be responsible and make realistic pay offer to avoid severe disruption over holiday period December 16th: Unite Regional … Continue reading

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