Saoradh Welcome Glen Electric Pay Increase for Newry Workers 

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Saoradh An Iúir have welcomed a pay increase secured by workers in the Glen Electric factory in Newry

SIPTU Shop stewards at the company Alan Clark, Donal Downey, Malachy McShane along with, Saoradh An Iúir chairperson, Ollie White recently negotiated the pay deal with the company on behalf of their members.












Speaking on the victory Saoradh An Iúir chairperson, and shop steward, Ollie White explained “After months of negotiations agreement was reached after members were balloted on Tuesday 18th September for a 2.73% increase backdated to 1st of April 2018, and a pay increase of 2.73% from the 1st April 2019.

“On top of the pay increase there were a number of add-ons attached to the agreement around Christmas bonuses and pensions.

“This is a great result for the workers and comes on the back of months of hard fought negotiations by Union reps on their behalf.”

“We in Saoradh won’t be found wanting when it comes to fighting for, and defending workers rights.”