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Unite the union Champions Cup 2021 called off

The Unite the union Champions’ Cup 2021 has regrettably been called off in the wake of scheduling issues which have left Unite the union, the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association with no choice but to inform … Continue reading

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Unite members vote with a 90 percent majority for strike action in demand of improved pay at Spirit Aerosystems

Strike action likely to proceed at all Spirit sites unless management responds with a pay offer that protects workers from surging price rises  Unite the union, which represents the majority of workers at Spirit Aerosystems in Belfast, confirm that its members have voted … Continue reading

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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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