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Unite calls for Government intervention to save Premier Periclase

94 jobs at risk in Drogheda plant following doubling of energy costs Energy price caps needed to protect households, businesses and jobs December 19th: Unite, which represents members working at Louth magnesia plant Premier Periclase, has said the Government must … Continue reading

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Moneypoint: “Provocative” ESB communication threatens industrial peace

September 4th: Unite, which represents workers at the ESB’s Moneypoint plant, today (Wednesday) warned that the “provocative” tone of a communication sent by management to Moneypoint workers could threaten industrial peace at the plant. Commenting, James Coss – Secretary of the … Continue reading

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SONI must withdraw threat to Kilroot workforce given implications of High Court ruling for North-South Energy Interconnector

Decision by High Court to block progress of ARC21 incinerator calls into question likelihood of second energy interconnector High Court Interconnector threat is only latest blow to SONI’s decision to withdraw contract to AES Kilroot and Ballylumford B with loss … 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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NIC-ICTU biennial delegates’ conference backs Unite proposal to bring Energy sector back into local ownership and accountability

Conference also endorses call for a British-Irish rail interconnector and rail electrification April 12th: Speaking after the Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Biennial Delegates’ Conference in Derry/Londonderry endorsed his union’s radical economic proposals, Jimmy Kelly, … Continue reading

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