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Wrightbus: Unite calls rally and march as campaign intensifies to save jobs and skills

Wednesday: Workers and their families are called on to attend a mass meeting at 4pm Friday:  March for jobs from Unite Ballymena offices to gates of Wrightbus site where rally will be held September 30th:  Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock … 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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Harland and Wolff workers welcome display of solidarity by Glentoran Football Club

‘Save our yard’ banner to be displayed at Oval for tonight’s Glentoran home match against Institute Supporters of Glentoran and Institute football clubs will be greeted by a 60 foot by 40 foot ‘Save Our yard’ banner at tonight’s fixture … Continue reading

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Prospective buyers for Harland & Wolff to provide indicative bids for the business as a going-concern by midday tomorrow  

After Scottish government announce they will nationalise Ferguson Marine shipyard, unions call on UK government to safeguard jobs and skills in Belfast Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer demanded the UK government move quickly to renationalise Belfast shipyard: “The historic … 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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