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Northern Ireland Update March 2015

UCATT wins pay rise at Dungannon Council Three civic amenity site attendants working for Dungannon Council will see their pay rise by £3,000 a year after UCATT lodged an appeal against their job evaluation score. With the help of union representation, they moved from Grade 2 to Grade 4. UCATT Union...

Former Mivan workers win payout

Workers formerly employed by Antrim based construction company Mivan (No 1) Limited have won a payout following a successful industrial tribunal hearing, announced on Friday December 12th.
The 144 former employees including many members of UCATT were made redundant without warning when the company went into administration in January 2014.

Northern Ireland Update November 2014

Shop stewards’ seminar focuses on organisation and recruitment Shop stewards from across Northern Ireland gathered for a second one-day seminar on organisation and recruitment last month. “Several new shop stewards attended the seminar, which was even more successful than the one we held last year...

Northern Ireland Regional update October 2014

New reps train up for their role UCATT has recruited several new reps across Northern Ireland. Four shop stewards and two safety reps have recently started training courses with the Irish TUC. Shop stewards seminar Fifteen reps attended the second UCATT Northern Ireland shop stewards seminar,...

Northern Ireland regional update August 2014

UCATT wins regarding for skilled labourers following Single Status UCATT has won a re-grading for skilled labourers at Carrickfergus Council. The union raised concerns that this group of workers had not being paid the proper rate for the job since Single Status came into effect at the local...

Northern Ireland regional update August 2014

UCATT wins regarding for skilled labourers following Single Status UCATT has won a re-grading for skilled labourers at Carrickfergus Council. The union raised concerns that this group of workers had not being paid the proper rate for the job since Single Status came into effect at the local...

Northern Ireland blacklisting regulations won't end practice

Construction union UCATT has warned that new anti-blacklisting regulations in Northern Ireland won’t end the disgraceful practice, as they are too weak to be effective.

Anti-blacklisting regulations will be introduced in Northern Ireland on 6th April; four years after similar regulations were introduced into the rest of the United Kingdom.

Northern Ireland Region update December 2013

Northern Ireland Activists’ School Northern Ireland held a successful activists’ school in Belfast on 20 November 2013.

Northern Ireland workers win lost pay in long running wages dispute

Seven construction workers in Northern Ireland have successfully secured compensation for a historic wage grievance worth up to £12,000 each following an Industrial Tribunal.

Government washes their hands of pleural plaques victims

Construction union UCATT have accused the Government of washing their hands of pleural plaques victims.

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