Tag Archives: workers’ rights

Public transport remains the safest mode of transport for female passengers, but this needs to be true for workers as well

Translink management must adopt a no tolerance approach to better support staff attacked in the workplace  Figures confirm Translink employees continue to be on the receiving end of verbal and physical assaults November 12th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer … Continue reading

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Striking Belfast Taxis admin workers receive strong solidarity from Taxi Drivers who join pickets

Belfast Taxi bosses’ fake-news attempt to misrepresent union position on bus lanes falls flat Unite encourages taxi drivers to join the fightback and unionise to secure better pay for themselves March 28th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, called on Belfast … Continue reading

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Belfast City Airport strike suspended after management commit to independent industrial relations audit

Unite the union agree to suspend planned strike action of their baggage-handlers working for Swissport for two weeks pending outcome of review  Management commit to independent audit of industrial relations and to review human resource processes  Speaking after leaving last … Continue reading

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Strike action set to proceed at Belfast City Airport over Swissport dismissal of union rep

First two hours strike action by baggage handlers and ground staff will commence at 2.15pm tomorrow [Monday October 23rd]   Last minutes talks offered by Swissport management for 10am [on Monday October 23rd] must address staff concerns to avert action … Continue reading

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Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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