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Management refusal to engage with workers has led to an escalation of the dispute, with a full-day strike set for Monday and pickets outside the school from 9am to 6pm. “Management has consistently refused to address teachers’ concerns or to negotiate with them collectively through the union of their choice, leaving workers with no option but to take industrial action,” said Unite Regional Officer Brendan Byrne.

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The largest trade union mobilisation in the history of Ballymena was held yesterday by Wrightbus workers. “The huge turnout at today’s march and rally for jobs and skills in Ballymena demonstrates the strength and determination of the Wrightbus workers who want one thing – to get back to work. Today saw the biggest trade union mobilisation in the history of this town,” said Unite regional

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Unite the Union to lodge legal claims for the workforce at the former Belfast printers Nicholson & Bass over unfair dismissal. Brian Hewitt, a Regional Officer for Unite, has confirmed that his union will be initiating legal claims for workers at Nicholson and Bass. Fourteen of the workers have been

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The sudden closure of Grafton College highlights the need to fast-track legislation to protect teachers and students, according to the Unite trade union.

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Close to 800 Unite members in Ireland’s largest pension provider took strike action in a dispute centred on Irish Life’s unilateral decision to close the workers’ Defined Benefit pension scheme as of June 30th without the union’s agreement.

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