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Bombardier bosses agree union demand to end compulsory redundancies in face of industrial action ballot

Company confirm that they will suspend all compulsory redundancies and those workers affected in the most recent round will be offered their jobs back. Talks between unions and management on securing work and growth for Northern Ireland sites will now … Continue reading

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Unions at Bombardier to consult membership on industrial action as company’s global management announce latest redundancies blow in Northern Ireland

Bombardier announces a further 30-35 compulsory redundancies as part of jobs cull only a day after announcing up to forty voluntary redundancies In response to workforce concerns, a consultative ballot of workforce on strike action has been agreed by Unite … Continue reading

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Bombardier bosses must remove threat of compulsory redundancies hanging over Northern Ireland workforce

Up to a hundred compulsory redundancies planned despite large numbers having their applications for voluntary redundancy rejected Workforce are questioning why Northern Ireland sites are facing the threat of compulsory redundancy while in Canada workers are being ‘reclassified’ rather than … Continue reading

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Bus drivers concerned for their safety and that of public after fourth night of attacks by youths in a row in Lagmore area

Last night’s attack included stone-throwing and attempts to board a bus as well as a Translink monitoring car Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer condemned those responsible for last night’s attack on bus services in the Lagmore estate in Belfast. … Continue reading

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Unite will seek to mitigate impact of redundancies associated with completion of Sangers-AAH merger

Forty-eight jobs to go as merger of Sangers and AAH Pharmaceuticals proceeds to completion January 29th: Unite Regional Officer George Brash confirmed his union was engaging with McKesson Corporation management with the aim of avoiding compulsory job-losses at Sangers-AAH.  “In … Continue reading

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