Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

Prudential Assurance to withdraw from Belfast resulting in up to 50 redundancies

Northern Ireland consumers and investors should reconsider the value of Prudential products In absence of a functioning Executive, local politicians must step up on this issue to defend Northern Ireland workers February 8th: Unite members employed on a Prudential contract … Continue reading

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270 jobs at risk as Kilroot Power station faces closure after exclusion from all-island supply auction

36% of Northern Ireland’s electrical generating capacity under threat Political representatives must intervene to defend jobs in Northern Ireland Speaking on behalf of all three unions representing workers in AES Ballylumford and Kilroot power stations: GMB, Prospect and Unite the … Continue reading

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Department of Infrastructure failure to address workforce pay inequality leaves winter service understaffed

Transport NI failure to respond to union’s warnings about consequences of pay disparity blamed on absence of Infrastructure Minister A fixed ‘rate for the job’ for road gritting duties is only way to ensure continued equality of cover for all … Continue reading

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Unite accuses government of ‘raising the white flag’ in Bombardier tariff fight

January 10th: The UK and Ireland’s largest union, Unite warned the UK government that it was ‘raising the white flag’ without a fight to save Bombardier jobs today (Wednesday 10 January) as it said it was demanding an urgent meeting … Continue reading

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US Trade Commission urged to set aside ‘job crushing’ Bombardier tariffs

December 20th: Britain and Ireland’s largest union, Unite called on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to set aside today’s (Wednesday 20 December) final determination by US Commerce Department to recommend ‘job crushing’ tariffs of almost 300 per cent on … Continue reading

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