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Airbus order must mean an end of Bombardier cost-cutting and outsourcing from Northern Ireland

JetBlue orders 120 Airbus A220 aircraft, formerly Bombardier CSeries, with wings built in Belfast July 11th: Unite Regional Secretary in Ireland, Jackie Pollock, welcomed news that airline operator JetBlue had ordered 60 Airbus A220 aircraft (formerly the Bombardier CSeries), with a … Continue reading

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Wrights group workers at Wrightbus, En-drive and Customcare informed of further redundancies

Workers in Ballymena appear set to face yet another devastating job loss announcement Wrightbus bosses need to clarify whether phased redundancies are designed to avoid triggering ninety-day consultation June 5th: In the second such announcement in the last four months, … Continue reading

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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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Customs union exit poses a threat to thousands of Northern Ireland food and drink production workers

Shortfall of migrant workers threatens loss of production to locations elsewhere in Britain and Ireland One major border agri-food producer is already advancing plans for a continental production facility February 27th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, said that the jobs … Continue reading

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