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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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Bombardier jobs still under threat despite Airbus deal

Union welcomes planned EU intervention by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Campaign for escalated UK action to stop Boeing corporate bullying will continue Ireland secretary for Unite, Jimmy Kelly, has welcomed the revelation by BBC Spotlight that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will be … Continue reading

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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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Prime Minister Theresa May must use full leverage on Boeing to safeguard Belfast jobs

UK government must defend its right to invest in critical manufacturing sectors of the economy Local political parties must find way to be relevant in dispute threatening thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland September 12th: It was reported last night … Continue reading

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