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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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Airlines wanting to take on Belfast City routes must commit to take on all routes and base themselves at airport

Flybe workers to rally at Stormont tomorrow [Wednesday, March 11th] at 2pm to demand intervention to secure connectivity and jobs Belfast City Council votes unanimously for Stormont to establish a public service company to safeguard regionally-significant connections Unite Regional Officer, … Continue reading

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Expanding order book for Wrightbus hydrogen-bus confirms workers were correct to fight

Wrightbus employment rises into the hundreds as orders for new hydrogen-buses roll in to fill out order book Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock welcomed the fact that employment at Wrightbus since its acquisition by Bamford has now risen very substantially … Continue reading

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Closure of Crane Stock Valve site in East Belfast demonstrates need for Executive focus on manufacturing

63 redundancies at East Belfast site sought at US valve manufacturer withdraws production from Northern Ireland   Announcement is latest blow to Northern Ireland manufacturing and the economy of East Belfast Unite Regional Officer George Brash, confirmed that his union … Continue reading

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Unite negotiating with Bamford to ensure continuity of employment and terms and conditions for Wrightbus workers

Commitment made by new management to union that the future will be based on permanent, direct employed staff Unite Regional Officer for Wrightbus, George Brash, welcomed confirmation that Bamford would be opening a recruitment process to take on additional workers … Continue reading

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