Tag Archives: Len McCluskey

Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey pledges to raise issue of Boeing’s failure to engage Canadian government with sister unions

The government, DUP and Sinn Fein must step up to defend right to invest in vital manufacturing sector and fully use their leverage to defend Belfast jobs  September 18th: Unite the union’s General Secretary Len McCluskey added his support to Bombardier’s Belfast … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Theresa May must use full leverage on Boeing to safeguard Belfast jobs

UK government must defend its right to invest in critical manufacturing sectors of the economy Local political parties must find way to be relevant in dispute threatening thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland September 12th: It was reported last night … Continue reading

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Bus Éireann: Unite members backed by €40 million strike fund

McCluskey says struggle crucial to future of public transport March 28th: It was revealed today (Tuesday 28 March) that Unite has amassed a €40 million strike fund to support members during industrial disputes. The news comes as workers in Bus … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in Swissport dispute as Unite calls off Christmas strike action

December 21st: A breakthrough on the pay and conditions of baggage handlers, check-in staff and ground crew employed by Swissport has seen Unite, the workers’ union, announce today (Tuesday) that a pre-Christmas strike has been called off. The 48 hour … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey to launch proposals for an economic alternative for Northern Ireland

Unite General Secretary to speak at launch event scheduled for Long Gallery, Stormont tomorrow (Wednesday, October 28th) at 11am October 27th: Speaking ahead of the launch of his union’s proposals for an economic alternative, Len McCluskey, Unite General Secretary said: … Continue reading

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