Tag Archives: Belfast International Airport

Protesting aviation workers vow to continue their campaign to ‘Keep Northern Ireland connected’

Stormont must protect jobs and skills, and regional connectivity, by securing a bespoke package for Northern Ireland George Brash, Unite Regional Officer for his union’s membership in the aviation and airport sectors demanded Stormont Ministers act on the threat to … Continue reading

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Wilson James announce plans for 54 redundancies among Belfast international airport security staff

Unite blasts move since three-quarters of workforce facing jobs threat could easily remain on furlough Aviation rescue strategy to safeguard future of both Belfast airports needed from Stormont George Brash, Unite Regional Officer for security workers employed by Wilson James … Continue reading

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Swissport management blasted for redundancy threat to 287 workers in Belfast City and International airports

Protective notice extends to 175 Swissport employees at Belfast City airport and 112 workers at Belfast International Stormont Ministers must now intervene to deliver Aviation rescue strategy as shadow is cast over regionally strategic airports George Brash, Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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Belfast International Airport jobs threat runs directly counter to the intent of the government’s Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme

Union that represents workers warns airport bosses that meaningful consultation cannot take place at this time and constitutes an abuse of furlough scheme  Unite says application to the Tribunal for a protective award and individual unfair dismissal claims are likely … Continue reading

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Time running out to save Northern Ireland airports at heart of our regional economy, warns Unite

More than two months on from the promised but yet to emerge government support for the UK’s beleaguered aviation industry, the UK’s leading aviation union is warning that without urgent action regional economies will take a big hit destroying the Prime Minster’s … Continue reading

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