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Thousands of hospitality workers laid off in last twenty-four hours with thousands more facing jobs threat

Some of the biggest names in Northern Ireland hospitality close their doors in face of Coronavirus downturn leaving thousands of workers facing destitution A week after Unite opened a survey of its members in the hospitality sector the results obtained … Continue reading

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Stormont intervention urgently needed to support SP Graham workforce of 150 who face prospect of being laid off without pay as of close of business today

SP Graham’s management engage with Unite to charter a way forwards, despite total absence of support for workers in gambling sector Help needed to enable businesses accessing support as bureaucratic hurdles are resulting in workers paying the price Unite Regional … Continue reading

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Future of Belfast City Airport hangs in the balance as Swissport announce plans for 95 redundancies

Airport workers rally at the steps of Stormont hears call for urgent action to avert the full-blown crisis facing Belfast City Airport Unite represents 150 Swissport baggage handlers and check-in staff at Belfast City Airport. Regional Officer for the workers, … Continue reading

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Airlines wanting to take on Belfast City routes must commit to take on all routes and base themselves at airport

Flybe workers to rally at Stormont tomorrow [Wednesday, March 11th] at 2pm to demand intervention to secure connectivity and jobs Belfast City Council votes unanimously for Stormont to establish a public service company to safeguard regionally-significant connections Unite Regional Officer, … Continue reading

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Unite to challenge legality of Swissport plans for two-week lay-off at Belfast City Airport

Stormont Ministers’ failure to intervene has allowed tailwinds of Flybe collapse to spiral Unite represents the overwhelming majority of the approximately 150 Swissport employees at Belfast City Airport. Regional Officer for the workers, George Brash, confirmed that shop stewards representing … Continue reading

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