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Moneypoint: “Provocative” ESB communication threatens industrial peace

September 4th: Unite, which represents workers at the ESB’s Moneypoint plant, today (Wednesday) warned that the “provocative” tone of a communication sent by management to Moneypoint workers could threaten industrial peace at the plant. Commenting, James Coss – Secretary of the … Continue reading

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H&W: Unions to hold conference call with Secretary of State tomorrow

Unions determined to ensure that ‘window for survival’ remains open August 5th: On the day that Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff entered administration, trade unions Unite and the GMB have said they are determined to ensure that a ‘window for … Continue reading

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H&W: Unite warns against selling iconic yard to ‘brand-stripper’

Re-nationalisation would allow workers to get on with the job August 4th: Unite, which represents workers at Harland and Wolff, today warned against allowing the yard to be bought by what the union termed a ‘brand-stripper’ who would jettison the … Continue reading

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Harland and Wolff: BCC decision sends strong signal to London

Debate highlighted potential to transform iconic shipyard Government needs to jettison ideological prejudices and throw workers a lifeline August 2nd:  Unite, which represents workers in Harland and Wolff, today welcomed the decision by Belfast City Council to convene a meeting … Continue reading

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H & W: Flacks rumours should not be allowed to distract from crisis

As Monday deadline approaches, NI political representatives must step up  Workers to be joined by families and trade unions outside City Hall at 12.45 tomorrow August 1st: Unite, which represents workers in the troubled Harland and Wolff shipyard, today warned … Continue reading

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