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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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Two, day-long strike actions confirmed at Glen Dimplex as workforce doubles down for pay justice

Twenty-four hour strike actions confirmed to run from 7am on Friday November 16th and Monday November 19th Billionaire owner Martin Naughton challenged on his group’s refusal to meet workers’ £8.75 Living wage pay claim November 11th: Regional Coordinating Officer Susan … 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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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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