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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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Broad political representation confirmed at tonight’s Ballymena Hustings event

Attendance by all major political parties confirmed for hustings to be chaired by Jamie Delargy, UTV Business Editor Public encouraged to have their say at ‘The Braid’ in Ballymena at 7.30pm today (April 27th) April 27th: Unite Regional Secretary, Jimmy … Continue reading

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Strong public interest in Unite-sponsored husting events in Larne and Ballymena

Public meetings to be chaired by UTV business editor, Jamie Delargy, and have a focus on job creation policies First husting event will take place in Larne Townhall at 7.30pm on Thursday 21st April with a second at ‘The Braid’, … Continue reading

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