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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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DUP and Sinn Féin support Unite’s demand for direct employment of Carillion workers by Housing Executive

Uncertainty facing 250 workers after Carillion Northern Ireland-operation falls into liquidation must be lifted Following confirmation earlier in the day that Carillion Energy Service, who provides Housing Executive maintenance work in Northern Ireland, had followed Carillion plc into liquidation, Jackie … 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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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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