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Calls grow for a new deal for Amazon workers in Northern Ireland

When: 11.00pm, Thursday 8th April Where: Front of Belfast City Hall Action on Amazon campaigners will be at City Hall in Belfast to spread the word that Amazon workers can blow the whistle on poor treatment, as calls grow for a new deal for … Continue reading

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Unite launches ‘Action on Amazon’ campaign as company plans Dublin fulfilment centre

Union targets online retail giant’s poor employment practices Unite, which represents workers throughout Ireland, has launched a national advertising campaign to encourage Amazon workers to blow the whistle on poor treatment by calling 1800-851268.  The online retail giant, which already … Continue reading

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Monaghan Mushrooms must immediately introduce lateral flow testing and provide fully-paid sick leave to self-isolating workers at its Benburb site

Workers have told Unite of an extensive Covid-19 outbreak at Monaghan Mushrooms production site in Battleford Road, Benburb If outbreak affecting majority of workforce is confirmed, site must be shut for a deep-cleanse pending safe return with testing and full … Continue reading

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Hospitality Workers’ safety and livelihoods must not be used as a bargaining chip or political football by bosses or politicians

Union condemns attempts by bosses to reopen illegally and against medical advice Unite Hospitality organiser, Neil Moore, issued a warning to hospitality bosses who had publicly announced that they would open their doors regardless of any decision by Stormont on … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Pandemic Budget benefits usual suspects

Opportunity to rethink economy missed Business supports must be contingent on improved workers’ rights October 13th: In an initial response to Budget 2021, trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors, today said that the Budget fails to lay … Continue reading

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