Tag Archives: #ManufacturingCrisis

77 AVX job loss announcement in Coleraine is a devastating blow to workers and the Northwest economy

Threat to one third of workforce at automotive parts manufacturer as Covid pandemic downturn reduces demand Liam Gallagher, Unite Regional Officer for workers at AVX expressed his dismay after the company provided his union with a HR1 notification for 77 … Continue reading

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Jeff Wright must adopt a rational approach in negotiations to safeguard his family’s legacy

Likelihood is that if jobs go, Wright name will become synonymous with collapse of manufacturing in Ballymena   Incoming Chief Executive of Invest NI Kevin Holland must intervene and provide full start-up supports to Wrightbus   Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, … Continue reading

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Wrightbus workers’ rally gives rapturous applause to union demand for Jeff Wright to hand over land

Land ownership is a barrier for four competing bidders keen to reopen gates and restart production Future of Ballymena economy hangs in the balance – every hour and day matters in fight to save jobs and skills Unite Regional Secretary, … Continue reading

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Ballymena march and rally set for tomorrow to demand government action to secure Wrightbus jobs and skills

Jeff Wright must do the right thing and ‘hand back the land’ to protect jobs and skills Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock reiterated his union’s call for the UK government to act to secure a future for Wrightbus and to … Continue reading

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Wrightbus workforce skills are key to just transition and sustainable public transport policy

Wright family must do the right thing and ‘hand back the land’ to protect jobs and skills Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock reiterated his union’s commitment to securing a future for the workforce in light of headline announcements due to be … Continue reading

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