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Mass meeting of striking Hovis workers votes with a majority of 84 percent to reject ‘insulting’ pay offer from management

Latest rejection, amidst management provocations, confirms how Hovis bosses have once again underestimated their own workforce Sean McKeever, Regional Officer for Unite reported that a vote conducted at mass, socially-distanced meeting at the Hovis’ Apollo Road site, striking members of both … Continue reading

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Hovis management must deliver pay parity for Northern Ireland workers to avert risk of widening bread shortages

Joint Unite-BFAWU picket lines ‘rock solid’ 24-7 as workers stand determined to win equal pay with British colleagues Hovis bread products increasingly absent from shelves across Northern Ireland stores as production stoppage enters fourth day Sean McKeever, Regional Officer for Unite … Continue reading

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May Day message from Jackie Pollock: Workers stand stronger when we stand together

After workers have kept public services and the economy going – there can be no going back to exploitation Workers need to unite to defend themselves from opportunist employers and secure improvements In a speech marking International Workers’ Day, Unite … Continue reading

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Shipyard workers’ successful occupation remains a shining example to workers facing assault on livelihoods, pay and terms and conditions

One year ago today, Harland & Wolff workers moved to occupy their workplace to defend jobs and skills, and secure a future for the shipyard Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, speaking today said that the example of Harland & … Continue reading

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Regional Secretary of Unite, Jackie Pollock, seeks urgent meeting with Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill on response to Aerospace crisis

Union says that future of this vital pillar of Northern Ireland economy hangs in the balance Government must enforce transition to higher fuel economy aeroplanes to stimulate demand and stabilise employment Unite the union Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock writes to … Continue reading

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