Tag Archives: Industrial Strategy

Northern Ireland Executive must bring forward ambitious industrial programme to secure vital manufacturing skillsbase

Northern Ireland’s industrial sector highly exposed to global shocks from Covid-19 pandemic Investment needed now to secure ‘at risk’ skills base if Northern Ireland is to seize opportunities for future growth Jackie Pollock, Regional Secretary for Unite, called on the Ministers … Continue reading

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Time for an industrial strategy that will safeguard jobs and skills in Northern Ireland

If Northern Ireland parties won’t act – UK government must intervene and bring forward effective industrial strategy Government must adopt interventionist approach to safeguard Northern Ireland jobs and skills Following the announcement of more than five hundred job losses in … Continue reading

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Cautious response to United Technologies takeover of Rockwell Collins

Unite to keep watching brief on fall out as United Technologies identifies $500 million worth of ‘cost synergies’ Regional Officer Susan Fitzgerald, with responsibility for the union’s aerospace membership, issued a cautious response to the confirmation that United Technologies (UTC) … Continue reading

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ICTU Biennial Delegates Conference: Speech by Jimmy Kelly moving Unite motion on Brexit

July 5th: Moving his union’s motion on the need for a coordinated response to the Brexit referendum vote at the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said: On June 23rd of last … Continue reading

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Economy, workers’ rights centre stage as Unite Policy Conference kicks off

Workers must not pay price for Brexit, says Jimmy Kelly Unite’s Fourth Irish Policy conference kicked off this morning (Tuesday May 23rd) with debates on the economy and workers’ rights.  The agenda is available for download here, and below are … Continue reading

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