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Schivo NI, formerly Maydown Precision Engineering, enters administration; latest body blow to North West industrial base

Union asks whether work conducted in Derry has been outsourced by incoming management in a cynical ‘asset-stripping’ manoeuvre NI Executive parties must now reconsider their refusal to bring forward industrial strategy for balanced regional growth January 6th: Unite Regional Officer, … Continue reading

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Schivo: Unite refreshes management’s memory of Maydown union recognition agreement

Former Maydown employees and union members to provide copy of recognition agreement and staff handbook references to collective bargaining Union confirms legal challenge in process and promises to escalate protest campaign September 3rd: Unite activists and former Maydown employees will … Continue reading

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Protests in Derry and Waterford demand Schivo Chief Executive meets union over Maydown job losses and union-busting

Fifteen redundancies announced at Maydown Precision Engineering since transfer to Schivo  Management withhold approximately £10,000 of union membership dues paid by workforce  August 27th: Trade union Unite has led protests at Waterford and Derry over union-busting behaviour  at Derry-based Maydown … Continue reading

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Union writes to Schivo NI CEO in attempt to avert ballot for strike action in Maydown Precision Engineering

Union will issue legal proceedings on management over breach of collective bargaining agreement  Moves come after management proceed with widespread redundancies and TUPE transfer without engaging union  August 14th: Philip Oakes, Unite Regional Officer, has confirmed that he has written … Continue reading

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Unite calls for meeting with Schivo NI CEO to address workforce concerns at Maydown Precision Engineering

Existing management has failed to engage with union over transfer or redundancies  Union considering all options in order to defend its membership August 13th: Philip Oakes, Regional Officer for the union’s membership at Maydown Precision Engineering, has expressed his deep … Continue reading

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