Monthly Archives: January 2018

Belfast City Council must vindicate employment rights of outsourced Leisure workers

Outsourced management company Greenwich Leisure Ltd effectively threatens 49 leisure workers around city with redundancy unless they accept reduced T&Cs contracts In addition more than twenty former Andersonstown Road Leisure Centre staff seeking right to return on same conditions of … Continue reading

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Capita crisis: Time to call time on outsourcing culture

Outsourcing giant’s profit warning should ring alarm bells says Unite  Is Capita set to be Ireland’s Carillion? January 31st: Unite today called on the Government to impose a moratorium on outsourcing pending a risk assessment of major contractors.  The call … Continue reading

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Workers ‘jubilant’ as Bombardier tariff threat lifted 

US International Trade Commission decision leaves workers in Northern Ireland and throughout the UK supply chain ‘breathing a massive sigh of relief’  Victory is result of political pressure arising from huge workforce mobilisation behind Unite’s #backBombardierjobs campaign January 26: Steve … Continue reading

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270 jobs at risk as Kilroot Power station faces closure after exclusion from all-island supply auction

36% of Northern Ireland’s electrical generating capacity under threat Political representatives must intervene to defend jobs in Northern Ireland Speaking on behalf of all three unions representing workers in AES Ballylumford and Kilroot power stations: GMB, Prospect and Unite the … Continue reading

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DUP and Sinn Féin support Unite’s demand for direct employment of Carillion workers by Housing Executive

Uncertainty facing 250 workers after Carillion Northern Ireland-operation falls into liquidation must be lifted Following confirmation earlier in the day that Carillion Energy Service, who provides Housing Executive maintenance work in Northern Ireland, had followed Carillion plc into liquidation, Jackie … Continue reading

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