Tag Archives: European Union

Hard Brexit failure threatens thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland

Conservative party clearly fails to understand scale of challenges posed to Northern Ireland’s economy Recent statements by Tory negotiating team reinforces urgency for a functioning local Executive to defend Northern Ireland’s interests March 16th: Unite Ireland Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, has … Continue reading

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UK Government must provide Globalisation Adjustment funding to support Northern Ireland workers affected by large-scale redundancies

Union makes call as Bombardier management confirms 1,080 job-losses initially planned over two years will be delivered in current year Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer responded to confirmation Bombardier management would seek to deliver an originally planned two-year redundancy … Continue reading

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Executive parties must secure access to EU labour market and defend rights of migrant workers

Northern Ireland’s economy particularly at risk from Tory moves to impose a ‘hard Brexit’ Moves to restrict access to migrant labour threatens future sustainability of Northern Ireland’s Agri-Food sector October 7th: Sean McKeever, Regional Officer with responsibility for workers in … Continue reading

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Leading QC advises that EU-US Free Trade deal poses ‘real and serious risk’ to NHS

The UK government has no right to allow EU bureaucrats to negotiate away our ability to control the future of our NHS February 23rd: Responding to a detailed legal opinion supplied to his union, Ireland Secretary of Unite, Jimmy Kelly, … Continue reading

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