Category Archives: Press Releases

Workers ‘used and unappreciated’ by Mitie security while Belfast City Airport contests for ‘Airport of the World’ award

In Unite survey, airport security workers report health and safety concerns; 94 percent ‘undervalued’ by their employer Some Mitie security officers expected to work eight and a half hours shifts without access to drinking water Unite Regional Officer, George Brash … Continue reading

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Award of Type 31e frigates contact to Babcock-led consortium demonstrates continued viability of Harland and Wolff shipyard

Harland & Wolff shipyard part of Babcock-led consortium of UK shipbuilders who are expected to be awarded preferred bidder status for £1.25 billion contract Contract would sustain five to six years of work at Belfast shipyard through steel fabrication work … Continue reading

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Harland and Wolff shop stewards to meet Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tomorrow at TUC conference in Brighton

Workforce representatives to raise campaign at UK-wide gathering of trade unionists as shipyard occupation enters its seventh week Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, Susan Fitzgerald, confirmed that shop stewards at Harland and Wolff will travel direct from the shipyard occupation to … Continue reading

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Harland and Wolff workers to provide refreshments and amenities to participants on the March For Men

March for Men to encourage men to avail of regular check-ups for prostate cancer will stop at shipyard at approximately 2.30pm today The March for Men is an initiative that seeks to promote awareness of Prostate Cancer and encourage men … Continue reading

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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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