Tag Archives: Antrim

Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy

Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy Management inform workers of ninety-five job losses due to downturn in orders February 12th: Manufacturing strategy including economic taskforce, with trade union representation, must be established to tackle tsunami of job … Continue reading

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Antrim & Newtownabbey Council proposals to outsource waste collection completely unacceptable

General waste bin collection in Newtownabbey, and compostable bin collection in Antrim, under threat of transfer to private operators Fears that other council services including litter collection and leisure services may follow suit April 11th: Following a meeting with management, … Continue reading

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Welcome for Airport Jobs Announcement but Concern over Race to Bottom on Pay

Not only do we have a jobs crisis in this area, we now have a crisis of low pay. February 4th: Responding to the announcement that another 115 jobs are to be created at the International Airport, Unite Officer, Susan … Continue reading

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Camden Glass, part of Camden Group, to close Benburb plant at cost of 65 jobs

Management must compensate workers who now redundancy for their long-service and commitment Union questions whether any Invest NI grant-aid contributed to decision to cut jobs January 21st: Unite Regional Officer Joanne McWilliams, responsible for Unite’s membership at Camden Glass, a … Continue reading

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Unite will seek to reverse devastating Michelin closure announcement

Jobs loss announcement comes as a huge blow to workers in mouth of Christmas and escalates crisis in Northern Ireland manufacturing sector Union lays blame for decision on Executive inaction despite repeated warnings to act on energy costs and investment … Continue reading

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