Tag Archives: Jackie Pollock

Bombardier workforce to organise gate meetings over C Series tariff threat to jobs

Workers to gather for union meetings between noon and 1pm on Thursday [January 18th] at gates of all five Bombardier sites Decision by US International Trade Commission on proposed 292% C Series tariffs due to be made public within next … Continue reading

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Unilateral closure of Irish Life pension scheme may trigger industrial action

Ireland’s largest pension provider accused of ‘prioritising balance sheet over workers’  Move to DC scheme will hit around 700 Unite members January 15th:  Unite today announced that it is holding a series of consultative meetings with members in pensions giant … Continue reading

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Carillion social housing maintenance workers’ unanimously vote demanding direct employment by Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Hundreds of Carillion workers show up to Unite regional offices for mass meeting after being instructed by management to return home after presenting for work  Unite demands direct employment as best mechanism to protect workers and tenants January 15th: Unite … Continue reading

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Private sector cherry-picking of express bus routes threatens integrity of NI public transport

Public transport facing ‘perfect storm’ of threats as Hannon Coach targets profit-making bus routes across Northern Ireland License application will undermine cross-subsidisation model sustaining Northern Ireland’s public transport system January 11th: Unite the union’s Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on … Continue reading

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Caterpillar workers stand united against attempts to divide with sectarian graffiti at Springvale site

Unite contacts political leaders from DUP and Sinn Féin to seek to calm situation January 9th: Unite Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, confirmed that he had been in contact with political representatives from both sides of the community divide in relation … Continue reading

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