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Union fears that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Canada visit is a missed opportunity

Unite to continue active schedule of meetings with political and trade union leaders in pursuit of resolution to threat hanging over Belfast jobs September 19th: Jimmy Kelly, Unite Regional Secretary, criticised the response of both the Prime Minister to the … 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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IPPR Commission on Economic Justice report identifies key challenges for Northern Ireland’s economy

High-powered report highlights growing geographical and income gaps within UK economy Findings reinforce need for a functioning Executive to deliver a progressive and radical agenda for change September 6th: Jackie Pollock, Deputy Regional Secretary for Unite, responded to the interim … Continue reading

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Cautious response to United Technologies takeover of Rockwell Collins

Unite to keep watching brief on fall out as United Technologies identifies $500 million worth of ‘cost synergies’ Regional Officer Susan Fitzgerald, with responsibility for the union’s aerospace membership, issued a cautious response to the confirmation that United Technologies (UTC) … Continue reading

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Moy Park workers need assurance over future as company set for resale by JBS

Political leaders have a responsibility to ensure business is not subject to corporate asset-stripping by venture capitalists Any new owners must respect rights of the three thousand Unite members among workforce in Northern Ireland June 20th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean … Continue reading

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