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Protest at Department for Communities, Belfast tomorrow as part of Unite’s national day of action against Universal Credit

Campaigners to gather outside Department for Communities building on Bedford Street, Belfast Albert Hewitt explained why his union’s community members will be protesting against Universal Credit outside the Department for Communities buildings in Belfast tomorrow at 2pm: “While Universal Credit has … Continue reading

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Concerns that 5,000 Bombardier global jobs cull may once again cost Northern Ireland jobs

Latest redundancy plans come despite mounting profits as company attempts ‘fire-sale’ to meet financial market demands Unite will engage with unions representing workers under threat in other countries to coordinate global trade union response November 8th: This afternoon, Bombardier announced … Continue reading

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Bombardier workforce hand in collective grievance over management outsourcing

Almost 3,000 workers across all five Bombardier sites in Northern Ireland have signed grievance Unite Assistant General Secretary Steve Turner has written to Alain Bellemare, Bombardier President and CEO seeking urgent meeting October 29th: This afternoon, the workforce handed a … Continue reading

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Unite the union community members to erect ‘suicide awareness’ signs at Cave hill country park

Grassroots initiative taken as number of deaths from suicide in Northern Ireland in 20 years since peace agreement exceeds those from the 30 year Troubles Twelve permanent Unite in the community ‘suicide awareness’ signs to go up on all pathways … Continue reading

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Trade unions come together to launch Shipbuilding Charter in Belfast with aim of securing a future for shipyard jobs and skills

After tour of the shipyard, a high level delegation including Gavin Robinson MP, Manufacturing NI and senior trade union figures from Northern Ireland and Britain will then launch the Shipbuilding Charter at the Connor Room, Belfast City Hall tomorrow at … Continue reading

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