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Bombardier: Latest job losses highlight need for NI rescue strategy

Unite warns that further drop in output and household spending will impede post-Covid recovery Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock says union will not tolerate “stealth shedding” of jobs August 18th:  Unite has said that the news that Bombardier is looking to … Continue reading

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Shipyard workers’ successful occupation remains a shining example to workers facing assault on livelihoods, pay and terms and conditions

One year ago today, Harland & Wolff workers moved to occupy their workplace to defend jobs and skills, and secure a future for the shipyard Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, speaking today said that the example of Harland & … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus/Stobart routes and base announcement is welcome boost for Belfast City Airport but must translate into the retention of skilled and experienced former airport workers

Stormont must now act to protect jobs and skills, and regional connectivity, by securing a bespoke package for Northern Ireland   George Brash, Unite Regional Officer for workers at Belfast City Airport welcomed the announcement by Aer Lingus that they would … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona:  Midlands communities facing ‘economic lockdown’ unless Government policy changes

Workers challenge validity of layoffs and report for work Unite calls for publication of Just Transition Commissioner’s report April 30th: Over 70 years after Bord na Mona was established to create and sustain employment in the Midlands, communities in the … Continue reading

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Bruton challenged on Bord na Mona layoffs ahead of emergency board meeting today

Plans must be suspended pending Government formation Workers must not pay price for Covid-19 emergency April 21st: Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton has this morning (Tuesday) been challenged to confirm whether he approved plans Bord na Mona … Continue reading

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