Category Archives: Manufacturing

Unite takes fight for Bombardier jobs directly to US Capitol Hill

  Unite will highlight that 22,000 US jobs are involved in C Series production, tariffs will only damage all workers December 14th: A delegation from Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union, Unite will take the fight for Northern Ireland Bombardier … Continue reading

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Unite workforce delegation meet Bombardier Chief Executive in Montreal to discuss impact of protectionist tariffs on C Series

Engagement comes after a day of inter-union meetings between Unite representatives and UNIFOR which represents Canadian workers in Bombardier and across supply chain companies Following meeting, Unite delegation will head to Washington DC to highlight impact of 300% C Series … Continue reading

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Blackpool aerospace workers will kick-start the New Year with Unite

December 13th: Skilled manufacturing workers have overwhelmingly voted in favour of having Unite the union represent their interests at Magellan Aerospace in Blackpool. The union will be formally recognised from January 1st 2018. It means workers at all of Magellan’s … Continue reading

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Unite delegation heads across the Atlantic to save Bombardier jobs ahead of tariff decision

December 9th: A Unite delegation representing Northern Ireland Bombardier workers will be in Montreal and Washington D.C. next week for a whirlwind lobbying push to safeguard UK jobs ahead of the US department of commerce’s final determination on whether to … Continue reading

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Politicians to hear workers’ concerns over Schlumberger closure proposal

Workers from Schlumberger’s production facility in Newtownabbey will raise their concerns directly with local political leaders at an event organised by Unite the union.   December 6th: Under corporate management plans, Schlumberger’s site in Northern Ireland is scheduled for closure … Continue reading

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