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Johnson must nationalise Harland & Wolff to secure NI productive power

Unions warn jobs and skills will be lost if iconic shipyard closes  Opportunity for DUP to demonstrate influence with new PM July 25th: Trade unions Unite and the GMB today called on the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to … Continue reading

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Derry and Strabane city deal will be judged ultimately on the decent jobs it delivers

Union issues call for investment to be directed at manufacturing sector, education and skills development Unite Regional Officer, Liam Gallagher, issued the following reaction on behalf of his union to the recently announced Derry and Strabane city deal. “We welcome … Continue reading

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Unions at Bombardier to consult membership on industrial action as company’s global management announce latest redundancies blow in Northern Ireland

Bombardier announces a further 30-35 compulsory redundancies as part of jobs cull only a day after announcing up to forty voluntary redundancies In response to workforce concerns, a consultative ballot of workforce on strike action has been agreed by Unite … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland unemployment rate increase is a concerning sign of deteriorating economy

Regional unemployment rate leaps ahead of that of the UK as a whole for first time in a year Fears of Brexit risks and failure to bring forward manufacturing strategy are factors in economic decline October 16th: Davy Thompson, Regional … Continue reading

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Brendan Ogle: Ideological Budget puts enriching the few above the needs of the many

Package offers little for working people Unite’s Senior Officer in the Republic of Ireland, Brendan Ogle, has said that Tuesday’s Budget was an “ideologically driven package” which offers little to working people and “further embeds the pattern of public crises … Continue reading

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