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Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey pledges to raise issue of Boeing’s failure to engage Canadian government with sister unions

The government, DUP and Sinn Fein must step up to defend right to invest in vital manufacturing sector and fully use their leverage to defend Belfast jobs  September 18th: Unite the union’s General Secretary Len McCluskey added his support to Bombardier’s Belfast … Continue reading

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Management must work with union to mitigate impact of latest Bombardier jobs blow

Plans for ninety-five redundancies in core workforce confirmed Separately, Unite meet DUP leader, Arlene Foster, to seek to leverage Boeing over its legal threat to Bombardier’s CSeries September 15th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, responded to news that Bombardier … Continue reading

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Restrictions on EU migration pose a direct threat to jobs in NI’s Agri-Food sector

Post-Brexit migration controls must reflect particular challenges facing food industry in Northern Ireland September 7th: Sean McKeever, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for members in the agri-food sector responded to details of a leaked draft government paper on restricting EU … Continue reading

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Most vulnerable face paying the price for political failure

Unite the union strongly opposed to £70 million further cuts to healthcare Western HSC Trust proposals posed to close residential care home in Derry and neo-natal unit in Enniskillen Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for Health in the Western HSCT … Continue reading

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ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference: Speech by Jimmy Kelly on political and social challenges facing Northern Ireland

July 4th: Speaking in support of motion 1 on Northern Ireland at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: Northern Ireland stands at a crossroads – but not in relation to … Continue reading

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