Tag Archives: Unite NI

DfI Roads workers at Woodburn depot to strike over inaction on management bullying

After 90.9 percent strike vote, workforce pickets to be deployed at Woodburn DfI Roads in Derry/Londonderry during twenty-four strike, which starts midnight on Thursday, July 22rd Road Service workers’ union Unite warns first twenty-four hour stoppage at Woodburn likely to escalate … Continue reading

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Unite workforce vote overwhelmingly for strike ballot at Balcas over chocolate bar insult for working through Covid lockdown

Two mass workplace meetings at Enniskillen timber mill vote to initiate strike ballot for proper recognition of Covid lockdown effort Management claims that Covid recognition payment is included in a two and a half-year old pay deal are completely rejected … Continue reading

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Remembering comrade Alan Teague…

by Greg Sachno (Unite Education NI) The recent passing of Unite representative Alan Teague at the premature age of 41 has come as a blow to his family and allthose who knew him in Unite and the wider trade union movement. Alan worked for NI Electricity Networks and was a long-standing rep. I first … Continue reading

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Joint Unite-GMB-Translink statement: Translink services impacted by civil unrest

Translink’s top priority is the safety of all passengers and employees. Today the company held a positive meeting with its trade union representatives to review bus services operating in Belfast and other regions across NI following the recent violence and … Continue reading

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Workers welcome successful conclusion of industrial dispute Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Management commits to address all workforce concerns in comprehensive agreement to end dispute Any council worker who loses out in the management-trade union led job evaluation process will receive between £500 and £7,500 in compensation Trade unions representing workers at … Continue reading

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