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Unite accuses government of ‘raising the white flag’ in Bombardier tariff fight

January 10th: The UK and Ireland’s largest union, Unite warned the UK government that it was ‘raising the white flag’ without a fight to save Bombardier jobs today (Wednesday 10 January) as it said it was demanding an urgent meeting … Continue reading

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Management announce further 280 job losses at Bombardier

Latest in series of job losses shows that threat to Belfast has not disappeared Disappointment that Bombardier management choose to bring forward job cuts despite Unite’s efforts in campaign to overturn US tariffs Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, on … Continue reading

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Bombardier agreement with Airbus on joint ownership of C Series Aircraft is a welcome development

Airbus to acquire a majority shareholding in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership Union assured deal will guarantee jobs in C Series production in Northern Ireland October 17th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, welcomed news that Bombardier had agreed a … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Theresa May must use full leverage on Boeing to safeguard Belfast jobs

UK government must defend its right to invest in critical manufacturing sectors of the economy Local political parties must find way to be relevant in dispute threatening thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland September 12th: It was reported last night … Continue reading

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Union hopes $5.6 billion Delta Airlines CSeries order will mean planned redundancies at Bombardier can be avoided

Unite warns depressed state of private and regional aircraft market still poses a threat to Belfast employment April 28th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer responsible for Bombardier-Shorts workforce, expressed his union’s hopes that a major order from Delta Airlines … Continue reading

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