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Professor John Barry of Queens University launches an open letter in support of Harland & Wolff workforce

Calls by unions for nationalisation of the shipyard are perfectly consistent with action on climate John Barry, Professor of Green Political Economy at Queens University Belfast today launched an open letter urging academics, politicians and the wider public to back … Continue reading

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Prospective buyers for Harland & Wolff to provide indicative bids for the business as a going-concern by midday tomorrow  

After Scottish government announce they will nationalise Ferguson Marine shipyard, unions call on UK government to safeguard jobs and skills in Belfast Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer demanded the UK government move quickly to renationalise Belfast shipyard: “The historic … Continue reading

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The hands that built our shipyard: Call for former H&W workers to come to yard tomorrow at noon

Aul’ hands on deck to Save Our Shipyard When: Sunday August 11th at 12 noon Where: Harland and Wolff shipyard, Dee Street, Belfast Former and retired Harland and Wolff workers are invited to come to the shipyard at noon on … Continue reading

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H&W: Unions to hold conference call with Secretary of State tomorrow

Unions determined to ensure that ‘window for survival’ remains open August 5th: On the day that Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff entered administration, trade unions Unite and the GMB have said they are determined to ensure that a ‘window for … Continue reading

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H&W: Unite warns against selling iconic yard to ‘brand-stripper’

Re-nationalisation would allow workers to get on with the job August 4th: Unite, which represents workers at Harland and Wolff, today warned against allowing the yard to be bought by what the union termed a ‘brand-stripper’ who would jettison the … Continue reading

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