Today’s top stories…Gatwick Bank Holiday weekend strikes off

The threat of strike action at Gatwick Airport this weekend has ended after workers accepted dramatically improved pay offers.  Unite had called strike action this weekend on behalf of members employed by ground handlers Red Handling and Wilson James who undertake the passenger mobility contract at the airport. However, following improved pay offers both strikes […]

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Today’s top stories…refinery workers down tools over H&S concerns

Unite confirmed today (August 17) that around 200 members have withdrawn their labour over health and safety concerns at ExxonMobil’s petrochemical plant in Mossmorran. Unite can reveal that workers downed tools on Tuesday (August 15) over health and safety warning signals and procedures not being in full working operation across the plant and the workforce […]

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Gatwick airport taxis not available during protests

Gatwick airport taxis will not be available during protests held by drivers employed by Airport Cars during protests over an attack on their rep, Unite said today (October 25). The worker has been sacked for undertaking his duties as a Unite union workplace representative. The protests will take place from between 0700 hrs and 1000 […]

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