Tag Archives: Unite NI

Employers must recognise and make adjustments for workers with hidden disabilities

Unite seminar for shop stewards and health & safety reps hears of impact from Fibromyalgia, Autism and Mental health Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Women’s & Equalities Officer explained that her union’s seminar for workplace reps on Hidden Disabilities was a … Continue reading

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Unite members vote overwhelmingly for strike action despite attempt by Health Department Permanent Secretary Richard Pengelly to interfere with union’s industrial ballot

Health and social care workers in Unite voted 82.4 percent in favour of strike action and 91.1 for industrial action short of strike action over pay inequality and the staffing crisis Department of Health must address pay equality demand and end … Continue reading

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Longstanding zero-rate increase policy, not UK-wide pay deal, to blame for financial crisis at Causeway Coast & Glens Borough council

Councillors’ attempts to blame UK-wide pay deal for council’s financial woes are misleading and dishonest Latest pay increase comes after a decade of wage suppression in which hard-pressed Local Government workers’ pay fell by 22 percent in real terms Gareth … Continue reading

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ABP Lurgan strike: 240 workers stand firm against low pay and anti-family hours

Parties set to engage at LRA following today’s action Workers heartened by community and union support November 4th: 240 Unite members at ABP Lurgan, spanning six different nationalities, have been on the picket line since 6 am this morning (Monday) … Continue reading

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Strike to halt production at ABP Meats in Lurgan tomorrow (Monday, November 4th)

Dispute at Goodman-owned plant driven by low pay and anti-family hours Stoppage follows overwhelming vote in favour of action November 3rd: The first in a series of planned stoppages at the Anglo Beef Processing plant in Lurgan will start at … Continue reading

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