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Strike action forced by Health Department’s inaction

Northern Ireland only region in UK where pay dispute has not been resolved

Striking health workers commence twelve-hour strike tomorrow

January 28th :Unite lead officer for Health, Kevin McAdam confirmed that his union’s members will be taking industrial action in Northern Ireland tomorrow (Thursday 29th January). 285 more words

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Milton Keynes Hospital promises 'robust plans' in place for Thursday's strike

Milton Keynes Hospital has promised ‘robust plans’ are in place for a day of industrial action on Thursday (29/01).

The national co-ordinated strike will take place from 9am to 9pm for all unions involved, with the exception of the Society of Radiographers who will take action between 8am and 2pm. 155 more words



With the current strike set to go ahead on the 29th January, what are your plans? Are you planning to support the Union and the Branch by striking? 123 more words


Next week our branch is going to be joining NHS workers Nationwide in further strike action. Unison and the other unions are protesting about the government’s decision to reject the 1% pay rise for NHS staff as recommended by the independent Pay Review Body in 2014 and the fact that most will be denied a pay increase in 2015/16. 122 more words

NI water dispute to escalate as shop stewards vote to withdraw ‘emergency cover’ arrangements

Call for Minister to intervene to avoid consequences of prolonged industrial action

‘Goodwill’ emergency cover arrangements withdrawn by workforce after management abuse

January 10: The Water Group of Trade Unions, including UNITE, NIPSA and GMB, has announced the termination of a protocol designed to avoid water shortages during the festive period. 272 more words

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Tory Plan To Make Public Strikes More Difficult

The Conservatives have promised to legislate to make striking more difficult in some core public services if they win this year’s general election.

Under the manifesto commitment, industrial action in areas such as health, transport, the fire services and schools would require at least 40% support of those eligible to vote – as well as a majority of those who have actually voted.

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Thoughts And Opinions

Mediation begins for Canada Line employees

Mediation is expected to start today at the Labour Relations Board after the union representing about 150 workers at the Canada Line voted 99 per cent in favour of job action. 74 more words