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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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Stormont must act on manufacturing threat after latest announcement of job losses by Sensata

Decision to make redundant 160 workers in Antrim comes only months after plans to close Sensata Carrickfergus was announced Stormont must establish a Manufacturing Taskforce to roll-out a proactive Industrial programme to secure jobs, skills and a future for industry … Continue reading

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Swissport management blasted for redundancy threat to 287 workers in Belfast City and International airports

Protective notice extends to 175 Swissport employees at Belfast City airport and 112 workers at Belfast International Stormont Ministers must now intervene to deliver Aviation rescue strategy as shadow is cast over regionally strategic airports George Brash, Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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