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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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Political failure means Northern Ireland risks missing out on Heathrow hubs investment

Heathrow long-list of 65 locations, includes six in Northern Ireland, for off-site hub as part of £16 billion airport development project Scottish government has secured hub site for Scotland to create 16,000 jobs – Northern Ireland must get its fair … Continue reading

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Bombardier jobs still under threat despite Airbus deal

Union welcomes planned EU intervention by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Campaign for escalated UK action to stop Boeing corporate bullying will continue Ireland secretary for Unite, Jimmy Kelly, has welcomed the revelation by BBC Spotlight that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will be … Continue reading

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Bombardier agreement with Airbus on joint ownership of C Series Aircraft is a welcome development

Airbus to acquire a majority shareholding in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership Union assured deal will guarantee jobs in C Series production in Northern Ireland October 17th: Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, welcomed news that Bombardier had agreed a … Continue reading

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