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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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Unite Champions’ cup launched at Windsor Park by tournament ambassador Pat Jennings

October 17th: The Unite the union Cross-border Champions’ Cup was launched at Windsor Park, home of Northern Ireland football, today. One third of the funding for the Champions’ cup is ring-fenced for local and sporting organisations and initiatives. Speaking for … Continue reading

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Workers jubilant after announcement that sale in principal agreed for Wrightbus confirming hundreds of jobs will be safeguarded

Result was only achieved through mobilisation of workforce who never let up in their efforts Unite to continue campaigning to maximise jobs safeguarded, pay and terms and conditions October 11th: Unite regional officer for Wrightbus George Brash welcomed news that … Continue reading

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