Category Archives: Manufacturing

Moy Park workers need assurance over future as company set for resale by JBS

Political leaders have a responsibility to ensure business is not subject to corporate asset-stripping by venture capitalists Any new owners must respect rights of the three thousand Unite members among workforce in Northern Ireland June 20th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean … Continue reading

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Bombardier’s Belfast workforce overwhelmingly agree multi-annual pay deal

Unite hopes pay deal will stabilise company’s presence in Northern Ireland and allow for future employment growth June 15th: Davy Thompson, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite expressed his hopes that the pay deal agreed by the union’s membership will safeguard … Continue reading

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Unite Policy Conference: Remarks by Jackie Pollock introducing Industrial Strategy debate

Introducing the debate on pensions at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast, Deputy Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said: I would like to open this debate focussing on the strengths of Northern Ireland industry. All too often we are forced … Continue reading

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Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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First one-day strike to proceed at Nitronica, Ballynahinch tomorrow

Union call on Nitronica management to get real on pay improvement for low-wage workers May 4th: Unite the union’s Regional Coordinating Officer, Davy Thompson, called on management at Ballynahinch-based electronic systems suppliers, Nitronica, to make a realistic pay offer for … Continue reading

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