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Caterpillar workers stand united against attempts to divide with sectarian graffiti at Springvale site

Unite contacts political leaders from DUP and Sinn Féin to seek to calm situation January 9th: Unite Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, confirmed that he had been in contact with political representatives from both sides of the community divide in relation … Continue reading

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Unite Policy Conference: Remarks by Jackie Pollock introducing Industrial Strategy debate

Introducing the debate on pensions at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast, Deputy Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said: I would like to open this debate focussing on the strengths of Northern Ireland industry. All too often we are forced … Continue reading

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Caterpillar announcement another blow to NI Manufacturing base

Today must be a turning point for Stormont industrial policy with real action to help beleaguered sector Executive parties acting as if manufacturing is a lost cause, Northern Ireland needs a stand-alone strategy September 1st: Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, Davy … Continue reading

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Absence of manufacturing strategy leaves Stormont inactive as heavy manufacturing sector continues to haemorrhage jobs

Bombardier announces almost one hundred redundancies in core Belfast workforce, with potential for more in complementary (temporary) labour force Unite demands urgent talks with Ministers to seek proactive approach to defending manufacturing jobs August 10th: Responding to Bombardier plans for … Continue reading

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Strong public interest in Unite-sponsored husting events in Larne and Ballymena

Public meetings to be chaired by UTV business editor, Jamie Delargy, and have a focus on job creation policies First husting event will take place in Larne Townhall at 7.30pm on Thursday 21st April with a second at ‘The Braid’, … Continue reading

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