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Mass workforce meeting will hear challenge to Schlumberger on Newtownabbey closure proposal

Unite Regional Secretary designate will say growth in number of rigs shows signs of recovery in oil and gas sector, closure unjustified Schlumberger corporate management prioritising share buy-backs over investment despite half billion dollar profit in last quarter alone October … Continue reading

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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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Swissport lockout threat at Belfast City Airport has potential to escalate industrial dispute in UK

Management threaten workers with a lockout if they participate in legitimate and legal strike action Regional Officer confident Unite National Negotiating Committee will take resolute action in solidarity with Belfast workforce October 12th: Expressing his union’s outrage at the threat … Continue reading

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Conflicting information to Dyno Rod staff leaves workers fearing their jobs are set to go down the drain

Belfast Drain Clearing Services Ltd tell workers they will transferred to Irish Waste Services Ltd from Monday morning but Irish Waste Services Ltd deny any plans to take on Dyno Rod contracts or workers October 5th: Unite Regional Officer Michael … Continue reading

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Belfast City Airport baggage handlers vote for strike action

Strike ballot endorses action over management dismissal of union representative Union to consult members on specific form of the industrial action that will be taken September 28th: Confirming that Unite members working for Swissport in Belfast City Airport have voted … Continue reading

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