Tag Archives: Jackie Pollock

New look Unite the Union Champions Cup to be played in 2021

November 20th: The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association have announced an expanded Unite the Union Champions Cup format for 2021, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the 2020 tournament. The new format will see … Continue reading

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Spirit Aero systems acquisition of Bombardier operations is a vote of confidence for Northern Ireland’s Aerospace sector

Stormont and Westminster government must now follow through with a robust package to safeguard all aerospace jobs Jackie Pollock, Regional Secretary of Unite, welcomed the news that the sale of Bombardier operations to Spirit Aero systems will proceed, securing jobs … Continue reading

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More detail needed on protections to workers offered by new UK government jobs support scheme

Support announced means those working one-third of their usual hours will receive only 78 percent of their usual pay Chancellor’s announcement comes too late for many workers who have already lost their livelihoods due to uncertainty Jackie Pollock Regional Secretary … Continue reading

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Unite the union, First Minister and deputy First Minister, along with First Ministers of Scotland and Wales, issue joint call for ‘urgent intervention’ by Prime Minister Johnson to save aerospace jobs and skills

Devolved authorities and unions issue joint demand for creation of a UK Aerospace Taskforce Jackie Pollock Regional Secretary of Unite was signatory to a letter involving the leaders of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland devolved authorities to Prime Minister, … Continue reading

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Bombardier: Latest job losses highlight need for NI rescue strategy

Unite warns that further drop in output and household spending will impede post-Covid recovery Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock says union will not tolerate “stealth shedding” of jobs August 18th:  Unite has said that the news that Bombardier is looking to … Continue reading

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