Tag Archives: Redundancies

Wilson James announce plans for 54 redundancies among Belfast international airport security staff

Unite blasts move since three-quarters of workforce facing jobs threat could easily remain on furlough Aviation rescue strategy to safeguard future of both Belfast airports needed from Stormont George Brash, Unite Regional Officer for security workers employed by Wilson James … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Global Payments Inc. announce net revenues of $1.7 billion for first quarter of 2020 but threaten Northern Ireland workers with redundancy

Management claims that the Covid-19 pandemic ‘significantly and negatively impacted’ their business is belied by bumper quarterly returns Global Payments Inc is a global US-headquartered company operating in the payment technology and software sector with offices in Belfast and Derry/L’Derry as well … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Despite the promise of 80 percent wage supports, Hastings group terminates contracts of staff 

Directly employed workers of less than a year’s service have contracts terminated and casual workers left with zero hours Unite Hospitality organiser Neil Moore challenged the Hastings Group on their decision to make dozens of their workers redundant: “Workers at … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment