Monthly Archives: August 2015

Administrators confirm 32 jobs to go at Lisnaskea quarrying and construction contractor P Clarke & Sons

Clarke’s Management continue to avoid engaging with union August 18th: Unite Regional officer with responsibility for the workforce, Gareth Scott, responded to today’s confirmation that 32 jobs are to be lost at stricken Lisnaskea contractor, P. Clarke & Sons Ltd: … Continue reading

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Union writes to Schivo NI CEO in attempt to avert ballot for strike action in Maydown Precision Engineering

Union will issue legal proceedings on management over breach of collective bargaining agreement  Moves come after management proceed with widespread redundancies and TUPE transfer without engaging union  August 14th: Philip Oakes, Unite Regional Officer, has confirmed that he has written … Continue reading

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Unite calls for meeting with Schivo NI CEO to address workforce concerns at Maydown Precision Engineering

Existing management has failed to engage with union over transfer or redundancies  Union considering all options in order to defend its membership August 13th: Philip Oakes, Regional Officer for the union’s membership at Maydown Precision Engineering, has expressed his deep … Continue reading

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Unite-sponsored public meeting in Belfast tonight on the threat posed to Justice and Welfare by Legal Aid changes

Changes to Legal Aid eligibility combined with Welfare Reform changes will leave working-class without recourse to justice August 12th: Unite’s community membership branch in West Belfast will host a public information meeting on the threat posed by the legal aid … Continue reading

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Concern for 140 jobs at Maydown Precision Engineering after redundancies threatened by new owner Schivo NI

Incoming management have failed to engage with union over threat of redundancies Union calls for constructive partnership approach to safeguard employment August 12th: Unite has expressed its disappointment and concern that it has only learnt of the likelihood of redundancies … Continue reading

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