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Final day of Unite’s Irish Policy Conference hears motions covering equalities, organising and industrial areas

On the second day of Unite’s Sixth Irish Policy Conference in Malahide, delegates debated a range of motions covering equalities, organising and industrial areas, as well as the public sector.  Speakers also addressed motions on political and social action. Introducing … Continue reading

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Unite Irish Policy Conference 2022: Cost of living crisis and workers’ rights dominate first day of conference

The first day of Unite’s Sixth Irish Policy Conference in Malahide today (Monday) was dominated by motions on workers’ rights and energy costs. Patricia King says cost of living crisis needs be to challenged head-on The Conference started with an … Continue reading

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Simultaneous strikes to hit Foyle port complex tomorrow

Workers at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port demanding pay increase Essential workers kept goods moving during pandemic Unite members at Burke Shipping Services and Foyle Port will be taking strike action tomorrow (Monday) in pursuit of pay increases.  It will … Continue reading

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Burke Shipping Services workers striking today

Low-paid essential workers seek pay parity with rest of sector Unite members working for Burke Shipping Services are taking strike action today (Friday) in pursuit of a pay increase to bring them into line with comparable workers in the sector.  Workers … Continue reading

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Union members at Foyle Port to strike Monday 29th in protest against employers extending pay freeze.

Unite union survey shows almost every worker at the Port and their families are struggling to make ends meet and now face a second year of poverty pay. November 24th: The dispute follows management’s decision to reject workers’ modest demand for … Continue reading

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