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How to win a pay rise and a better life

Apr 15 2019, 09:14    MANDATE

Lloyds Pharmacy workers won a sick pay scheme and pay increases of up to 34% by joining their union and taking action… TWO years ago Mandate had virtually no members working in Lloyds Pharmacy Ireland and the workers’ conditions of employment reflected that. Many Lloyds workers were on zero-hour contracts; had no sick pay scheme […] The post How to win a pay rise and a better life appeared first on Mandate Trade Union Ireland.


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