Tag Archives: Jackie Pollock

Airbus order must mean an end of Bombardier cost-cutting and outsourcing from Northern Ireland

JetBlue orders 120 Airbus A220 aircraft, formerly Bombardier CSeries, with wings built in Belfast July 11th: Unite Regional Secretary in Ireland, Jackie Pollock, welcomed news that airline operator JetBlue had ordered 60 Airbus A220 aircraft (formerly the Bombardier CSeries), with a … Continue reading

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Increased Living Wage figure highlights need to tackle gap between wages and costs

July 4th: Responding to today’s announcement that the 2018 Living Wage has been calculated as €11.90 per hour – a 20 cent increase – trade union Unite said the increase highlights the need to tackle the unsustainable gap between low … Continue reading

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Welcome commitment made to Belfast Shipyard workers by leader of Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn

Local workforce representatives accompany Labour party leader around iconic Harland & Wolff shipyard Labour party backs one billion naval procurement budget going to UK shipyards including Belfast to sustain shipbuilding industry May 25th: Senior regional Unite officials, Jackie Pollock Regional Secretary … Continue reading

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Parties urged to amend forthcoming pensions legislation to protect healthy DB schemes

Call comes as Irish Life seeks to close staff DB scheme Union warns 100,000 people vulnerable to unilateral DB scheme closures May 14th: Unite, which represents workers in pensions giant Irish Life, today called on all political parties to cooperate … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness week: employers need to recognise their responsibility for workers’ mental health

One in five Northern Ireland workers suffer some form of mental health problem – 25% more than in England Unite to seek adoption of Equality Commission’s Mental Health Charter as part of all future Northern Ireland workplace pay claims May … Continue reading

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