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Union expresses revulsion at decision by Regina Coeli House management committee to sack hostel workers

Five workers sacked despite employer assurances they would not receive a decision until next week Unite question if dismissal was designed to avoid paying meagre redundancy to employees  Workers at Regina Coeli House who are now into the seventh week … Continue reading

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Moy Park must put workers’ pay and terms and conditions before profits to end concerns for thousands of jobs

Decision to shutdown kill line at Ballymena reflects failure of management to meet post-Brexit labour market challenges Union questions logic of suspension as business will face even greater problems recruiting to reopen in September For the second time in three … Continue reading

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Hovis workers vote with a majority of 79 percent to accept latest, improved pay offer from management and end their 11 day strike action

Unite welcomes increased pay offer as decisive victory for workforce achieved through collective organisation and industrial militancy Pay deal includes 8 percent increase over two years, with first increase backdated to January 2021, as well as LRA conducted industrial relations … Continue reading

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Industrial action escalates at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council as mediated talks collapse after management refuse trade union proposal to end dispute

All four staff trade unions, Unite, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU, warn work-to-rule will result in severe disruption to services hugely dependent on overtime and staff goodwill Councillors vote to back proposal by independent members for trade unions representatives to appear … Continue reading

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Unions confirm escalation of industrial dispute at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council after mediated talks collapse due to management intransigence

Members of all four staff trade unions, Unite, GMB, NIPSA and SIPTU, will commence work-to-rule from January 4th, second 24-hour strike date confirmed for January 27th Councillors warned that work-to-rule will result in severe disruption to council services as authority … Continue reading

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