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Union fears that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Canada visit is a missed opportunity

Unite to continue active schedule of meetings with political and trade union leaders in pursuit of resolution to threat hanging over Belfast jobs September 19th: Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional Secretary, criticised the response of both the Prime Minister to the … Continue reading

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Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey pledges to raise issue of Boeing’s failure to engage Canadian government with sister unions

The government, DUP and Sinn Fein must step up to defend right to invest in vital manufacturing sector and fully use their leverage to defend Belfast jobs  September 18th: Unite the union’s General Secretary Len McCluskey added his support to Bombardier’s Belfast … Continue reading

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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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Prime Minister Theresa May must use full leverage on Boeing to safeguard Belfast jobs

UK government must defend its right to invest in critical manufacturing sectors of the economy Local political parties must find way to be relevant in dispute threatening thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland September 12th: It was reported last night … Continue reading

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Unite to ballot members at Swissport on strike action over dismissal of union rep

Notice served on Swissport management informing them of industrial action ballot today Ballot to close on September 27th with possibility of strike action commencing in October August 31st: Commenting on his union’s decision to ballot members working for Swissport in … Continue reading

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