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Caterpillar’s announcement of plans for up to 700 job losses is a devastating blow to Northern Ireland manufacturing and Larne area economy

Union blasts decision as a ‘scandalous’ profit grab at expense of workers in Northern Ireland as production is set to be outsourced to India Urgent action needed from Stormont must use all available economic and political levers to safeguard highly-skilled … Continue reading

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Unite writes to Executive Ministers to protest Economy Minister’s rush to reopen hospitality industry without effective infection control

No confidence in role of tourism working group – a business cabal composed overwhelmingly of bosses but excluding totally hospitality workers – to oversee workplace safety Call for Northern Ireland to adopt ‘roving health and safety reps’ like Scotland and introduce limited reopening with continued … Continue reading

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Unite to seek urgent meeting with TESCO following confirmation of cuts impacting nine thousand workers across UK stores

Retailer bosses announce plans to slash workforce only days after announcing twelfth consecutive quarter of growth January 28th: Unite the union Regional Officer George Brash responded to confirmation that TESCO would be bringing forward changes to their stores which would … Continue reading

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Schlumberger decision to close Newtownabbey site with 205 job losses shows shareholder benefits trumps social responsibility

  Local site management counterproposal rejected despite offering path forward to sustain production and deliver genuine efficiencies Union reps to meet tomorrow to decide next steps in response to rejection of rescue bid February 6th: Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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Moy Park profits must benefit workforce and ensure future employment sustainability

2016 Profits of meat packer amount to £41 million on turnover of £1.4 billion   Unite call for an across the board inflation-busting pay increase and an end to Poverty pay September 18th: Unite Regional Officer for Moy Park, Sean McKeever, … Continue reading

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