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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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Collins Aerospace job losses blow highlights urgent need for Stormont Aerospace rescue plan

Management plans for 235 redundancies at Kilkeel site as Covid downturn impacts demand for aerospace production Stormont must bring forward furlough extension to enable vital skills retention and enable upskilling for future growth Kieran Ellison, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility … Continue reading

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Wilson James announce plans for 54 redundancies among Belfast international airport security staff

Unite blasts move since three-quarters of workforce facing jobs threat could easily remain on furlough Aviation rescue strategy to safeguard future of both Belfast airports needed from Stormont George Brash, Unite Regional Officer for security workers employed by Wilson James … Continue reading

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