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Unite welcomes Boeing announcement that it won’t challenge ITC ruling

Bombardier workforce in Northern Ireland led high profile global campaign against US protectionist tariffs Clear runway for C Series take-off must now bring more Bombardier jobs for Northern Ireland March 23rd: Unite the union represents the overwhelming majority of Bombardier’s … Continue reading

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Workers ‘jubilant’ as Bombardier tariff threat lifted 

US International Trade Commission decision leaves workers in Northern Ireland and throughout the UK supply chain ‘breathing a massive sigh of relief’  Victory is result of political pressure arising from huge workforce mobilisation behind Unite’s #backBombardierjobs campaign January 26: Steve … Continue reading

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Lack of serious action by UK government to defend Bombardier jobs indefensible

BBC Spotlight revelations show there is no ‘confidence and supply’ for workforce faced with 292 per cent import duty threat UK business minister offers excuses for months of delay in sending a meagre four page government submission January 24th: Jackie … 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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