Tag Archives: Food Manufacturing

Prime Minister Johnson’s shutdown statement causes huge confusion and leaves workers at risk

Only appropriate response to Coronavirus threat is to shutdown all non-essential production putting employees on fully-paid leave for duration   Workers in essential production and businesses must be kept safe or sent home   Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland political leaders must secure Agri-Food sector access to EU workers post-Brexit

Tory plans to end freedom of movement in March 2019 pose further challenge to Northern Ireland’s vital agri-food sector Announcement only days after International Trade Secretary pushes post-Brexit US trade deal threatening local agri-food industry July 28th: Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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Moy Park workers welcome JBS decision to relocate international headquarters to Ireland

Financial media report that JBS, the largest global food manufacturer, has informed its shareholders that it will seek to relocate headquarters to Ireland Union representing workers in Moy Park says decision must mean additional jobs and investment to follow May … Continue reading

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