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US Trade Commission urged to set aside ‘job crushing’ Bombardier tariffs

December 20th: Britain and Ireland’s largest union, Unite called on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to set aside today’s (Wednesday 20 December) final determination by US Commerce Department to recommend ‘job crushing’ tariffs of almost 300 per cent on … Continue reading

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Unite takes fight for Bombardier jobs directly to US Capitol Hill

  Unite will highlight that 22,000 US jobs are involved in C Series production, tariffs will only damage all workers December 14th: A delegation from Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union, Unite will take the fight for Northern Ireland Bombardier … Continue reading

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Unite representatives to give evidence before Westminster Northern Ireland Select Committee later today

Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly will raise demand for action by UK government to safeguard 4,000 jobs at Bombardier Union will highlight need for an activist industrial strategy for Northern Ireland to defend workers from impact of protectionist ‘America First’ … Continue reading

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council votes unanimously to back Unite campaign for Bombardier jobs

Workers gather to hear councillors agree to write to Prime Minister and EU Trade Commissioner to demand real action #backBombardier campaign motion will be raised at meetings at another three councils in the coming month Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Industrial … Continue reading

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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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