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Trade unions come together to launch Shipbuilding Charter in Belfast with aim of securing a future for shipyard jobs and skills

After tour of the shipyard, a high level delegation including Gavin Robinson MP, Manufacturing NI and senior trade union figures from Northern Ireland and Britain will then launch the Shipbuilding Charter at the Connor Room, Belfast City Hall tomorrow at … Continue reading

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Welcome commitment made to Belfast Shipyard workers by leader of Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn

Local workforce representatives accompany Labour party leader around iconic Harland & Wolff shipyard Labour party backs one billion naval procurement budget going to UK shipyards including Belfast to sustain shipbuilding industry May 25th: Senior regional Unite officials, Jackie Pollock Regional Secretary … Continue reading

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Ambitious long-term strategy needed to sustain shipbuilding capacity and legacy at Belfast shipyard

UK government trawling the globe looking for bargain basement bids, no doubt paying bargain basement wages May 11th: Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Officer for workers at Harland & Wolff demanded that the UK government ensure that the one billion procurement … Continue reading

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Unite Policy Conference: Remarks by Jackie Pollock introducing Industrial Strategy debate

Introducing the debate on pensions at Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy Conference in Belfast, Deputy Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said: I would like to open this debate focussing on the strengths of Northern Ireland industry. All too often we are forced … Continue reading

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Outgoing NIC-ICTU chair challenges policy of ‘blood sacrifice’ of 20,000 public sector workers to pay for lowering corporation tax

Warns Stormont that it cannot turn the Trade Union movement on and off when there are difficulties with the Peace Process Trade union movement must apply methods of yesterday, in conditions of today, for a better tomorrow April 12th: Jackie … Continue reading

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