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Management must work with union to mitigate impact of latest Bombardier jobs blow

Plans for ninety-five redundancies in core workforce confirmed Separately, Unite meet DUP leader, Arlene Foster, to seek to leverage Boeing over its legal threat to Bombardier’s CSeries September 15th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, responded to news that Bombardier … Continue reading

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Executive must deliver warm homes for Northern Ireland pensioners

Northern Ireland only UK region where older persons unable to access £140 discount towards home heating costs December 16th: In light of the recent exposé of the Renewable Heating Incentive scandal, Unite Equalities Officer, Taryn Trainor, called on the Northern … Continue reading

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Limerick MABS: Minister Varadkar must intervene to protect vital service

Funding must be reinstated pending engagement with all stakeholders May 24th:  Unite, which represents staff working in the Limerick Money Advice and Budgeting Service, today called on Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar to intervene urgently to ensure that Limerick MABS … 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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Ministers must legislate to extend same protections and reproductive rights to women in Northern Ireland

One thousand women from Northern Ireland travel to Britain to get a termination January 7th: Responding to a statement by incoming First Minister, Arlene Foster, that she would not be supporting the extension of the abortion rights to women in … Continue reading

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