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Ballymena Borough Chamber fully supports Unite the union’s Rally For a Future

Business representative body calls on Invest NI to proactively seek foreign-direct investment February 2nd: Welcoming support coming from the Ballymena Chamber of Commerce, Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional Secretary, said that this demonstrated the unanimity of local economic interests in seeking … Continue reading

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Ballymena Rally For a Future initiative secures backing of leading training agency

Electrical Training Trust, CEO, Derek Thompson says “We need more foresight and less hindsight” to protect jobs February 1st: Speaking at the Electrical Training Trust offices in Ballymena, Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional Secretary, welcomed the support expressed by the ETT’s … Continue reading

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Rally For A Future campaign for investment and jobs in Ballymena gaining momentum

Ireland Secretary encourages workers to join Rally For A Future in Ballymena at noon on Saturday, February 6th Invest NI must focus its resources on actively seeking to attract foreign-direct investment in Manufacturing January 31st: Jimmy Kelly, Ireland Secretary of … Continue reading

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JTI rejects joint Unite-management counter-proposal for Lisnafillan plant in Ballymena

Confirmation that Lisnafillan will be closed, a huge blow to Ballymena Decision is an extreme case of social dumping and reflects inadequacy of statutory protection for skilled workers January 21st: Unite’s Regional Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, today (Wednesday 21 January) was … Continue reading

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JTI: ‘Centre of Excellence’ proposal could save 500 jobs in Ballymena

Unite unveils proposal for JTI-Lisnafillan factory to become a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for Pouch Tobacco and Cigar manufacture November 19th: Following endorsement from the union’s shop-stewards, Unite Regional Secretary, Jimmy Kelly, launched Unite’s counter-proposal which would see JTI-Lisnafillan remain open as … Continue reading

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