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Thompsons Aero-seating announces a further 180 job losses due to Covid downturn: Stormont Executive must act to defend Aerospace jobs and skills

Union to engage with its membership at Craigavon and Banbridge sites on next steps in response to this opportunist attack on workers’ jobs Unite challenges need for job losses as Chinese state-owned AVIC, which owns Thompson Aero-seating, reports continuing profits Kieran Ellison, Regional … Continue reading

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Kingspan’s Springvale EPS site at Ballyclare, Antrim to close with loss of 23 jobs

Site is still profitable but management’s attitude is ‘to hell with the small group of staff’ who operate it Closure comes as Kingspan proceeds with euro 255 purchase of a leading insulation company in Denmark Springvale EPS Ltd, a subsection of … Continue reading

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Caterpillar must engage fully in redundancy consultation as Unite seeks to mitigate job losses

While Caterpillar global profits exceed $17 billion last year, the business’ corporate management seeks to impose a penny-pinching caps on voluntary redundancy offered to Larne workforce George Brash, Unite Regional Officer challenged Caterpillar management to engage meaningfully in the ongoing … Continue reading

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Caterpillar’s announcement of plans for up to 700 job losses is a devastating blow to Northern Ireland manufacturing and Larne area economy

Union blasts decision as a ‘scandalous’ profit grab at expense of workers in Northern Ireland as production is set to be outsourced to India Urgent action needed from Stormont must use all available economic and political levers to safeguard highly-skilled … Continue reading

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77 AVX job loss announcement in Coleraine is a devastating blow to workers and the Northwest economy

Threat to one third of workforce at automotive parts manufacturer as Covid pandemic downturn reduces demand Liam Gallagher, Unite Regional Officer for workers at AVX expressed his dismay after the company provided his union with a HR1 notification for 77 … Continue reading

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