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Unite shop stewards at Bombardier have a second meeting with council party leaders to raise threat of compulsory redundancies and outsourcing

After current round of redundancies Northern Ireland workforce will be one-third what it was eight years ago Union blasts Bombardier corporate plan to make five thousand workers redundant globally to increase operating profits by $250 million March 14th: Susan Fitzgerald, … 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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Bombardier announce 490 redundancies among NI workforce with further job-losses likely as a result of outsourcing, reduction of agency and contract workers

Latest redundancy bombshell comes despite mounting profits as corporate bosses restructure to meet financial market demands  Global trade union response needed to challenge corporate race-to-bottom agenda of offshoring, outsourcing and retrenchment November 21st: Responding to news that Bombardier will make … 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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