Tag Archives: Protectionism

#backBombardierjobs delegation to address Belfast City Council ahead of vote on C Series motion

Workers from across Bombardier’s five production sites in Northern Ireland will gather this evening at Belfast city hall ahead of a vote on a motion seeking support for the union’s #backBombardierjobs campaign. A delegation of three workplace reps will address … Continue reading

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Unite representatives to give evidence before Westminster Northern Ireland Select Committee later today

Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly will raise demand for action by UK government to safeguard 4,000 jobs at Bombardier Union will highlight need for an activist industrial strategy for Northern Ireland to defend workers from impact of protectionist ‘America First’ … Continue reading

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council votes unanimously to back Unite campaign for Bombardier jobs

Workers gather to hear councillors agree to write to Prime Minister and EU Trade Commissioner to demand real action #backBombardier campaign motion will be raised at meetings at another three councils in the coming month Susan Fitzgerald, Unite Regional Industrial … Continue reading

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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ comments offer no assurance to Northern Ireland workers

Statement that US ITC interim judgement will take account of changed circumstances is just what would be expected during a visit to London US Commerce Secretary should find time in his five-day visit to meet with representatives of NI workforce … Continue reading

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Bombardier jobs still under threat despite Airbus deal

Union welcomes planned EU intervention by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Campaign for escalated UK action to stop Boeing corporate bullying will continue Ireland secretary for Unite, Jimmy Kelly, has welcomed the revelation by BBC Spotlight that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will be … Continue reading

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