Tag Archives: Susan Fitzgerald

Unions at Bombardier to consult membership on industrial action as company’s global management announce latest redundancies blow in Northern Ireland

Bombardier announces a further 30-35 compulsory redundancies as part of jobs cull only a day after announcing up to forty voluntary redundancies In response to workforce concerns, a consultative ballot of workforce on strike action has been agreed by Unite … Continue reading

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Workforce to mobilise behind unions’ campaign demanding Belfast gets its fair share of Royal Navy supply contracts

Unions call on DUP to challenge Theresa May’s government over failure to guarantee one billion fleet solid support contracts goes to UK shipyards, including Belfast Workers and their families will be visiting constituency offices of parliamentary representatives to raise demand … Continue reading

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Bombardier announce 490 redundancies among NI workforce with further job-losses likely as a result of outsourcing, reduction of agency and contract workers

Latest redundancy bombshell comes despite mounting profits as corporate bosses restructure to meet financial market demands  Global trade union response needed to challenge corporate race-to-bottom agenda of offshoring, outsourcing and retrenchment November 21st: Responding to news that Bombardier will make … Continue reading

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Dundalk philanthropist Naughton told ‘Charity begins at home’

Glen Dimplex founder challenged on failure to pay Living Wage Unite announces strike action in Portadown following talks breakdown November 11th: Noted philanthropist Martin Naughton, founder of consumer appliance giant Glen Dimplex, has been challenged on the company’s failure to … Continue reading

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LRA-mediated talks with Glen Dimplex break down as management refuse staff a Living Wage

Union announces forty-eight hour strike action to be held in coming days as workforce escalates industrial action  Glen Dimplex management refuse to move to end in-work poverty despite group profits of more than €38 million November 8th: Production workers who … Continue reading

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