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Antrim & Newtownabbey Council proposals to outsource waste collection completely unacceptable

General waste bin collection in Newtownabbey, and compostable bin collection in Antrim, under threat of transfer to private operators Fears that other council services including litter collection and leisure services may follow suit April 11th: Following a meeting with management, … Continue reading

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Caterpillar announcement another blow to NI Manufacturing base

Today must be a turning point for Stormont industrial policy with real action to help beleaguered sector Executive parties acting as if manufacturing is a lost cause, Northern Ireland needs a stand-alone strategy September 1st: Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, Davy … Continue reading

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Schlumberger confirms it will cut 37 jobs at Newtownabbey plant

Job losses reflects downturn in Oil and Gas sector and weakness of NI manufacturing operating environment Unite will engage with management to mitigate planned jobs losses and secure best possible redundancy for members affected November 19th: Speaking after a meeting … Continue reading

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