Monthly Archives: September 2017

Union fears that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Canada visit is a missed opportunity

Unite to continue active schedule of meetings with political and trade union leaders in pursuit of resolution to threat hanging over Belfast jobs September 19th: Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional Secretary, criticised the response of both the Prime Minister to the … Continue reading

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Moy Park profits must benefit workforce and ensure future employment sustainability

2016 Profits of meat packer amount to £41 million on turnover of £1.4 billion   Unite call for an across the board inflation-busting pay increase and an end to Poverty pay September 18th: Unite Regional Officer for Moy Park, Sean McKeever, … Continue reading

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Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey pledges to raise issue of Boeing’s failure to engage Canadian government with sister unions

The government, DUP and Sinn Fein must step up to defend right to invest in vital manufacturing sector and fully use their leverage to defend Belfast jobs  September 18th: Unite the union’s General Secretary Len McCluskey added his support to Bombardier’s Belfast … Continue reading

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Management must work with union to mitigate impact of latest Bombardier jobs blow

Plans for ninety-five redundancies in core workforce confirmed Separately, Unite meet DUP leader, Arlene Foster, to seek to leverage Boeing over its legal threat to Bombardier’s CSeries September 15th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, responded to news that Bombardier … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Pride put on warning – you will not deliver $50 million cuts on the backs of our members at Moy Park

Unite demands meeting with Moy Park Chief Executive Janet McCollum to explain cutback plans New Moy Park owner Pilgrim’s Pride notorious for poor treatment of workers September 12th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, whose union represents the bulk of the … Continue reading

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