Tag Archives: Davy Thompson

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ comments offer no assurance to Northern Ireland workers

Statement that US ITC interim judgement will take account of changed circumstances is just what would be expected during a visit to London US Commerce Secretary should find time in his five-day visit to meet with representatives of NI workforce … Continue reading

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Time for an industrial strategy that will safeguard jobs and skills in Northern Ireland

If Northern Ireland parties won’t act – UK government must intervene and bring forward effective industrial strategy Government must adopt interventionist approach to safeguard Northern Ireland jobs and skills Following the announcement of more than five hundred job losses in … 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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Disappointment over latest US Department of Commerce Anti-Dumping ruling against Bombardier

Union confident that tonight’s preliminary ruling will be overturned in future but government action needed now to avoid damage in meantime Unite the union campaign to demand pressure put on Boeing to step up a gear with cross-party Westminster engagement … Continue reading

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