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Bombardier workforce to organise gate meetings over C Series tariff threat to jobs

Workers to gather for union meetings between noon and 1pm on Thursday [January 18th] at gates of all five Bombardier sites Decision by US International Trade Commission on proposed 292% C Series tariffs due to be made public within next … Continue reading

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Carillion social housing maintenance workers’ unanimously vote demanding direct employment by Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Hundreds of Carillion workers show up to Unite regional offices for mass meeting after being instructed by management to return home after presenting for work  Unite demands direct employment as best mechanism to protect workers and tenants January 15th: Unite … 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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Caterpillar workers stand united against attempts to divide with sectarian graffiti at Springvale site

Unite contacts political leaders from DUP and Sinn Féin to seek to calm situation January 9th: Unite Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, confirmed that he had been in contact with political representatives from both sides of the community divide in relation … 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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