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Wrights group workers at Wrightbus, En-drive and Customcare informed of further redundancies

Workers in Ballymena appear set to face yet another devastating job loss announcement Wrightbus bosses need to clarify whether phased redundancies are designed to avoid triggering ninety-day consultation June 5th: In the second such announcement in the last four months, … Continue reading

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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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Moy Park profits must benefit workforce and ensure future employment sustainability

2016 Profits of meat packer amount to £41 million on turnover of £1.4 billion   Unite call for an across the board inflation-busting pay increase and an end to Poverty pay September 18th: Unite Regional Officer for Moy Park, Sean McKeever, … Continue reading

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Wrightbus recruitment freeze latest blow to Ballymena and NI Manufacturing sector

Failure of NI Executive parties to agree to stand-alone Industrial Strategy in context of Brexit leaves manufacturing workforce facing uncertainty Unite seeking urgent meeting with Wrightbus management on long-term implications of move August 24th: Unite Regional Officer, Joanne McWilliams, who … Continue reading

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Call for NI Executive to match JTI Legacy fund for Ballymena

Union welcomes follow-through by corporation following cessation of production at their Ballymena site July 19th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer welcomed the confirmation that Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will provide a £5 million legacy fund for Ballymena as it … Continue reading

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