Tag Archives: Joanne McWilliams

SONI must withdraw threat to Kilroot workforce given implications of High Court ruling for North-South Energy Interconnector

Decision by High Court to block progress of ARC21 incinerator calls into question likelihood of second energy interconnector High Court Interconnector threat is only latest blow to SONI’s decision to withdraw contract to AES Kilroot and Ballylumford B with loss … Continue reading

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Latest delay to Integrated Single Electricity Market ‘go live’ demonstrates need for SONI to reconsider Kilroot closure

Threat to more than 270 jobs and 36% of NI’s generating capacity delayed as a result of SONI ‘software issues’ Independent and rigorous analysis of Northern Ireland’s future electricity security needed after AES’ seeks closure of second Ballylumford generator May … Continue reading

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Sensata Technologies redundancy announcement latest blow to East Antrim economy

125 job losses announced by Sensata Technologies due to lack of demand for new Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems Employees at Sensata Technologies were informed by management this morning [February 23rd] that there would be one hundred and twenty-five jobs going … Continue reading

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270 jobs at risk as Kilroot Power station faces closure after exclusion from all-island supply auction

36% of Northern Ireland’s electrical generating capacity under threat Political representatives must intervene to defend jobs in Northern Ireland Speaking on behalf of all three unions representing workers in AES Ballylumford and Kilroot power stations: GMB, Prospect and Unite the … Continue reading

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Wrightbus recruitment freeze latest blow to Ballymena and NI Manufacturing sector

Failure of NI Executive parties to agree to stand-alone Industrial Strategy in context of Brexit leaves manufacturing workforce facing uncertainty Unite seeking urgent meeting with Wrightbus management on long-term implications of move August 24th: Unite Regional Officer, Joanne McWilliams, who … Continue reading

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