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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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Unite to seek urgent meeting with TESCO following confirmation of cuts impacting nine thousand workers across UK stores

Retailer bosses announce plans to slash workforce only days after announcing twelfth consecutive quarter of growth January 28th: Unite the union Regional Officer George Brash responded to confirmation that TESCO would be bringing forward changes to their stores which would … Continue reading

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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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