Category Archives: Manufacturing

Bombardier agreement with Airbus on joint ownership of C Series Aircraft is a welcome development

Airbus to acquire a majority shareholding in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership Union assured deal will guarantee jobs in C Series production in Northern Ireland October 17th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, welcomed news that Bombardier had agreed a … Continue reading

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Flash stoppages by baggage handlers confirmed at Belfast City Airport

Unite serves Swissport with notice of industrial action plans commencing Monday October 23rd Swissport management must act now to avoid disruption to travelling public Confirming that his union had served notice to Swissport of the times and dates of planned … Continue reading

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Disappointment over latest US Department of Commerce Anti-Dumping ruling against Bombardier

Union confident that tonight’s preliminary ruling will be overturned in future but government action needed now to avoid damage in meantime Unite the union campaign to demand pressure put on Boeing to step up a gear with cross-party Westminster engagement … Continue reading

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Concern over impact on Belfast jobs from Department of Commerce ruling against Bombardier

Following meeting with Secretary of State, Unite Regional Secretary states that Boeing case is without merit as they did not suffer any loss from Delta Airlines deal Union demands government intervene to defend UK workers against US protectionist barriers September … Continue reading

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Unite puts Moy Park management on notice over increased use of minimum wage agency workers

Chief Executive Janet McCollum refuses to meet with union to address pay concerns and her support for Pilgrim’s Pride takeover  Moy Park £41 million profit must be used to end scourge of poverty pay and deliver an inflation-busting pay increase … Continue reading

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