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Virgin Media: Unite members to ballot for industrial action

November 14th:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Thursday) announced that members had unanimously decided to ballot for industrial action.  The move follows the company’s decision to issue redundancy notices without having consulted the unions involved either before … Continue reading

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Virgin Media: Unions not consulted over proposed redundancies

Unite and Siptu write to company reminding them of legal obligations November 3rd:  Unite, which represents workers in Virgin Media, today (Sunday) said that unions were not consulted ahead of the company’s announcement of proposed redundancies.  Unite and Siptu have … Continue reading

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Investment for future growth must follow sale of Bombardier Aerospace to Spirit Aerosystems

Skills and capacity of Bombardier manufacturing workforce is world class and has driven commercial interest   Welcoming the announcement of the sale of Bombardier’s Aerospace manufacturing operation to aerospace components manufacturer Spirit Aero Systems, Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said: “Today’s deal will … Continue reading

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Workers jubilant after announcement that sale in principal agreed for Wrightbus confirming hundreds of jobs will be safeguarded

Result was only achieved through mobilisation of workforce who never let up in their efforts Unite to continue campaigning to maximise jobs safeguarded, pay and terms and conditions October 11th: Unite regional officer for Wrightbus George Brash welcomed news that … Continue reading

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Wrightbus workers await their fate in the rain as horse-trading over sale continues

Unite the union has received no response to request to meet with former Wrightbus owner Jeff Wright Conflicting reports leave workers standing at factory gates bewildered about their future October 10th: Unite Regional Officer for Wrightbus, George Brash, challenged both … Continue reading

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