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Shipyard workers’ successful occupation remains a shining example to workers facing assault on livelihoods, pay and terms and conditions

One year ago today, Harland & Wolff workers moved to occupy their workplace to defend jobs and skills, and secure a future for the shipyard Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, speaking today said that the example of Harland & … Continue reading

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Harland and Wolff workers to sound shipyard horn this evening to honour efforts of NHS and other front-line workers

Harland and Wolff workers will sound the shipyard horn for a minute at 8pm tonight to show their appreciation and that of workers across Northern Ireland for frontline National Health Service staff and those working to sustain other frontline services … Continue reading

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Ballymena march and rally set for tomorrow to demand government action to secure Wrightbus jobs and skills

Jeff Wright must do the right thing and ‘hand back the land’ to protect jobs and skills Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock reiterated his union’s call for the UK government to act to secure a future for Wrightbus and to … Continue reading

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Harland & Wolff occupation ends in victory as bid for iconic shipyard is accepted

Jackie Pollock: “When working people organise, everyone wins”  Landmark win will boost confidence of NI workers October 1st: Welcoming this morning’s announcement that the shipyard has been bought with jobs and full terms and conditions secured Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said that … Continue reading

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Award of Type 31e frigates contact to Babcock-led consortium demonstrates continued viability of Harland and Wolff shipyard

Harland & Wolff shipyard part of Babcock-led consortium of UK shipbuilders who are expected to be awarded preferred bidder status for £1.25 billion contract Contract would sustain five to six years of work at Belfast shipyard through steel fabrication work … Continue reading

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