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As Business look for a Hasty Return, Unite calls for Caution

Unite also states that ordinary citizens must not be made pay all the cost of this emergency as before April 9th: Unite Trade Union today spoke (Thursday) of its concern that employer representatives such as IBEC and the Restaurant Association … Continue reading

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Future of Belfast City Airport hangs in the balance as Swissport announce plans for 95 redundancies

Airport workers rally at the steps of Stormont hears call for urgent action to avert the full-blown crisis facing Belfast City Airport Unite represents 150 Swissport baggage handlers and check-in staff at Belfast City Airport. Regional Officer for the workers, … Continue reading

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Unite expresses solidarity with striking nurses and midwives

Brendan Ogle: dispute symptomatic of wider problem in unequal society January 30th: As members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation take industrial action around the country, Unite has written to the INMO informing them that we have advised our … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland unemployment rate increase is a concerning sign of deteriorating economy

Regional unemployment rate leaps ahead of that of the UK as a whole for first time in a year Fears of Brexit risks and failure to bring forward manufacturing strategy are factors in economic decline October 16th: Davy Thompson, Regional … Continue reading

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Anger and concern among workforce at Bombardier management over further outsourcing

Without warning sell-off to ‘Lauak Group’ of France is latest incident of offshoring and outsourcing impacting jobs in Northern Ireland Bombardier corporate management should remember the determination and strength demonstrated by workers during threat to jobs from US tariffs August … Continue reading

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