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Unite shop stewards at Bombardier have a second meeting with council party leaders to raise threat of compulsory redundancies and outsourcing

After current round of redundancies Northern Ireland workforce will be one-third what it was eight years ago Union blasts Bombardier corporate plan to make five thousand workers redundant globally to increase operating profits by $250 million March 14th: Susan Fitzgerald, … Continue reading

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Unite will seek to mitigate impact of redundancies associated with completion of Sangers-AAH merger

Forty-eight jobs to go as merger of Sangers and AAH Pharmaceuticals proceeds to completion January 29th: Unite Regional Officer George Brash confirmed his union was engaging with McKesson Corporation management with the aim of avoiding compulsory job-losses at Sangers-AAH.  “In … Continue reading

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Unite to seek urgent meeting with TESCO following confirmation of cuts impacting nine thousand workers across UK stores

Retailer bosses announce plans to slash workforce only days after announcing twelfth consecutive quarter of growth January 28th: Unite the union Regional Officer George Brash responded to confirmation that TESCO would be bringing forward changes to their stores which would … Continue reading

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Bombardier announce 490 redundancies among NI workforce with further job-losses likely as a result of outsourcing, reduction of agency and contract workers

Latest redundancy bombshell comes despite mounting profits as corporate bosses restructure to meet financial market demands  Global trade union response needed to challenge corporate race-to-bottom agenda of offshoring, outsourcing and retrenchment November 21st: Responding to news that Bombardier will make … Continue reading

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Up to eighty redundancies expected at Camden Group in Antrim

In absence of trade union recognition, workers being made redundant are receiving statutory redundancy payments only Individual members of union encouraged to contact Unite officials to secure their rights, non-union workers should join Unite to protect themselves going forward November … Continue reading

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