Tag Archives: Investment

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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Disappointment over latest US Department of Commerce Anti-Dumping ruling against Bombardier

Union confident that tonight’s preliminary ruling will be overturned in future but government action needed now to avoid damage in meantime Unite the union campaign to demand pressure put on Boeing to step up a gear with cross-party Westminster engagement … Continue reading

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IPPR Commission on Economic Justice report identifies key challenges for Northern Ireland’s economy

High-powered report highlights growing geographical and income gaps within UK economy Findings reinforce need for a functioning Executive to deliver a progressive and radical agenda for change September 6th: Jackie Pollock, Deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, responded to the interim … Continue reading

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Brexit band-aid will not secure jobs, living standards

Unite highlights impact of prolonged uncertainty on economy and workers Robust interventions needed North and South to foster confidence, protect jobs August 16th: In an initial response today (Wednesday) to the UK government’s paper proposing steps to mitigate the impact … Continue reading

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ICTU BDC: Brexit, banking and healthcare among topics addressed by Unite delegates

Workers must not pay the price for a Tory Brexit says Jimmy Kelly July 5th: On the second day of the ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference in Belfast, Brexit was one of the topics dominating debate.  Moving Unite’s motion on Brexit … Continue reading

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