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Kerry Foods must commit to become a Living Wage employer and end in-work poverty

Enniskillen and Coleraine Kerry Foods workers vote overwhelmingly to reject offer which would have left them paid only 28 pence above legal minimum 2019/2020 Living Wage affording access to basic basket of goods and services is £9.30 an hour Liam … Continue reading

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Two, day-long strike actions confirmed at Glen Dimplex as workforce doubles down for pay justice

Twenty-four hour strike actions confirmed to run from 7am on Friday November 16th and Monday November 19th Billionaire owner Martin Naughton challenged on his group’s refusal to meet workers’ £8.75 Living wage pay claim November 11th: Regional Coordinating Officer Susan … Continue reading

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Strike action to commence at Glen Dimplex, Portadown from 7am tomorrow

First twenty-four strike action by production workers in pursuit of a Living Wage of £8.75 an hour No excuse for failure of Glen Dimplex management to provide three percent increase in light of group profits of €38 million October 28th: … Continue reading

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Unite issues warning to poverty pay bosses in Northern Ireland: end the scourge of in-work poverty

Living Wage Foundation raises baseline threshold for pay decency outside London to £8.75 an hour Northern Ireland employers lag behind rest of UK in numbers paying a Living Wage Unite’s Regional Equality officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the Living Wage Foundation … Continue reading

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Latest household income stats confirm work failing to lift workers out of poverty

62% of all Northern Ireland adults in poverty in 2015-16 were living in working households Marginal increase in total incomes in Northern Ireland leaves households lagging far behind rest of UK Jackie Pollock, Deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, said that … Continue reading

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