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Unite launches Autumn programme of free training, advice and events for members in Ballymena

Programme kicks off with free legal advice clinic, free job-skills training and Spanish Civil War commemoration November 19th: Regional Secretary for Unite in Ireland, Jackie Pollock, said his union’s Autumn programme for members in the Ballymena area demonstrates its continued commitment … Continue reading

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Meeting sought with SONI to seek firm commitment on capacity supply contracts for Kilroot and Ballylumford power stations

Threat to 270 workers’ jobs remains despite inclusion on latest all-island generating capacity statement November 1st: In the 2018 All-island Generation Capacity Statement published last week, the System Operator for Northern Ireland (SONI) included on a list of current generators … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona: Unite writes to company setting out demands

Union will seek ballot for industrial action if insufficient progress made October 25th: Unite, which represents members working for Bord na Mona, has today written to the company setting out the union’s demands following yesterday’s announcement of projected redundancies.  The … Continue reading

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The Authentic Food Company: Unite obtains assurances on social welfare entitlements

Department will approve claims for Unemployment Benefit in advance of liquidation completion Trade union Unite, which represents workers in Dundalk’s The Authentic Food Company plant, today (Thursday) announced that it has obtained assurances from the Department of Social Protection that … Continue reading

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Bord na Mona:  Government sleepwalking into crisis, possible industrial action

Unite urges Bruton to convene urgent stakeholder meeting to progress Bord na Mona – ESB proposals October 24th: Responding to the projected loss of between 380 and 430 Bord na Mona jobs starting in the coming months, with further job … Continue reading

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