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Premier Periclase must be fast-tracked for assistance under new scheme

Management and government urged to work with unions to secure jobs Trade unions Unite and Connect, which represent workers at the Drogheda magnesia plant Premier Periclase, have welcomed the news that the European Commission last week approved a scheme of … Continue reading

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Premier Periclase: Government must intervene to save jobs

Spiralling energy costs driving closure of Drogheda magnesia plant Energy Support Taskforce urgently needed Trade unions Unite and Connect, which represent workers at the Drogheda magnesia plant Premier Periclase, have written to the Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and … Continue reading

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Moy Park must put workers’ pay and terms and conditions before profits to end concerns for thousands of jobs

Decision to shutdown kill line at Ballymena reflects failure of management to meet post-Brexit labour market challenges Union questions logic of suspension as business will face even greater problems recruiting to reopen in September For the second time in three … Continue reading

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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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