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Prudential Assurance to withdraw from Belfast resulting in up to 50 redundancies

Northern Ireland consumers and investors should reconsider the value of Prudential products In absence of a functioning Executive, local politicians must step up on this issue to defend Northern Ireland workers February 8th: Unite members employed on a Prudential contract … Continue reading

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Schlumberger decision to close Newtownabbey site with 205 job losses shows shareholder benefits trumps social responsibility

  Local site management counterproposal rejected despite offering path forward to sustain production and deliver genuine efficiencies Union reps to meet tomorrow to decide next steps in response to rejection of rescue bid February 6th: Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Pride put on warning – you will not deliver $50 million cuts on the backs of our members at Moy Park

Unite demands meeting with Moy Park Chief Executive Janet McCollum to explain cutback plans New Moy Park owner Pilgrim’s Pride notorious for poor treatment of workers September 12th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, whose union represents the bulk of the … Continue reading

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Outrage over Wiggle decision to close Chain Reaction operations

Management restructuring threatens more than three hundred jobs and comes only months after acquisition October 26th: Unite Regional Officer, Davy Thompson, was scathing of a decision by Wiggle to close operations it inherited from Chain Reaction Cycles in Northern Ireland. … Continue reading

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