Tag Archives: Unite NI members

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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Metro Bus drivers threaten to withdraw bus services after attacks

Warning comes after latest in series of sporadic attacks on Buses last Saturday in the Falls Park area September 25th: Jackie Pollock, Unite deputy Regional Secretary, issued a warning on behalf of his union’s Metro drivers, that they could withdraw … Continue reading

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